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Scott Classic Specialized eCatalogue available
The online, or eCatalogue, version of the 2015 Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 is now available for purchase (Read more...)

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Breaking Stamp News

Two ceremonies for U.S.-Japan joint issue
The United States Postal Service has announced a second event for the Dogwood and Cherry Blossom joint issue in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

Two press sheet varieties sell out quickly
Press sheets without die cuts for the United States Civil War 1865 issue and the Gifts of Friendship Dogwood and Cherry Blossom issue have sold out during the preorder period before the stamps were issued. (Read more...)

On This Date

Born March 28: Raphael Born March 28: Raphael
There is more than a little uncertainty about the birthdate of Raffaello Sanzio, the Italian Renaissance artist known simply as Raphael. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Stamp collectors to gather in Westland, Mich., April 25-26 Stamp collectors to gather in Westland, Mich., April 25-26
The West Suburban Stamp Club will present its 46th Plymouth Show, a stamp show and dealers' bourse, Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, at the (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Aland stamp raises money for anti-drug program Aland stamp raises money for anti-drug program
Aland's post office, Posten Aland, reported that it has donated more than $10,000 to a youth anti-drug program, the Zero Tolerance project (Read more...)

Postal News

Postal Service delays rate increase
A rate increase that the United States Postal Service had planned to implement April 26 has been delayed. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Departure of NY 2016 executive director leaves critical void in show’s leadership
It came as a surprise to us to learn of Donna Richardson’s departure from World Stamp Show-NY 2016 as executive director. (Read more...)

Morning Report

Readers react to USPS request for more forever stamps: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)