Welcome to Linn's Stamp News


Scott eCatalogue News

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...)

Current Issue


Amos Advantage
Scott Pages Mounts Supplements Binders Scott Catalogues

Check out this week's featured items:

Check out the money-saving National Album package

The latest '13 Scott Supplements

The latest '13 Minkus Supplements

Save Money with Scott Album Sets

Stockbooks Starting at $15.95

Orders placed online automatically receive AA discount.


Breaking Stamp News

Maya Angelou stamp design, ceremony details revealed Maya Angelou stamp design, ceremony details revealed
The United States forever stamp honoring poet and author Maya Angelou will be issued April 7, with an 11 a.m. ceremony at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

End of lick-and-stick stamp era mourned by readers End of lick-and-stick stamp era mourned by readers
In a March 3 post, Linn's Stamp News Senior Editor Michael Baadke (Read more...)

On This Date

Born March 4: Knute Rockne Born March 4: Knute Rockne
Knute Rockne, the football coach so closely associated with the Fighting Irish of (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Capt. John Barry naval cover doubles presale estimate to sell for $7,763 at Rumsey auction Capt. John Barry naval cover doubles presale estimate to sell for $7,763 at Rumsey auction
Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions held its winter sale in San Francisco on Dec. 8-13, 2014. The sale was originally slated to conclude Dec. 11, but a weather-related power outage forced a two-day postponement of the final session. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Many seminars planned for May 13-16 London show
Visitors to London 2015 Europhilex show will be able to participate in a full program of seminars (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

BBC report says 'anyone can become a rare stamp aficionado': Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)