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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

Circus souvenir sheet error found with missing gold imprint Circus souvenir sheet error found with missing gold imprint
The most controversial United States stamp issue of 2014 has been discovered sporting a dramatic error. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

Looking for a challenge? Try collecting Great Americans on certificates of mailing Looking for a challenge? Try collecting Great Americans on certificates of mailing
In past columns, I’ve demonstrated how finding different usages of the same denomination of the 1981 to 1995 Great American series of definitive stamps is one interesting way to collect the series. (Read more...)

On This Date

Born March 3: Alexander Graham Bell Born March 3: Alexander Graham Bell
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 3, 1847, Alexander Graham Bell moved to Canada in 1870, and to Boston the following year, securing a teaching position there at a school for the deaf. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Scott assigns new catalog numbers
Scott Flash March 3, 2015: The following Scott numbers have been assigned (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

North American blockade covers of 1775 to 1815 displayed in London North American blockade covers of 1775 to 1815 displayed in London
Members of The Royal Philatelic Society London viewed a rare display of material from the North American blockade of mail from 1775 to 1815 during its Feb. 26 meeting. This meeting also was broadcast to membership worldwide through YouTube. (Read more...)

Postal News

Great Britain to raise rates
Great Britain’s Royal Mail has announced a rate increase to go into effect March 30. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

What attracted you to stamp collecting in the beginning?
There’s been a fair amount of complaining about (and proposed solutions for) the state of the United States stamp program in our pages of late. (Read more...)

Morning Report

Reader comes across California mural with a stamp connection: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)