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The online, or eCatalogue, version of the Vol. 1 of the 2016 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue is now available for purchase (Read more...)

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Breaking Stamp News

USPS worker lands gyrocopter on Capitol grounds
A 61-year-old United States Postal Service worker from Florida was arrested by U.S. Capitol police after he landed a tiny one-man gyrocopter on the grounds of the Capitol April 15. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

1st 2016 Scott eCatalogue released, new Water Lilies envelopes detailed: Week 1st 2016 Scott eCatalogue released, new Water Lilies envelopes detailed: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

On This Date

Born April 21: John Muir Born April 21: John Muir
The conservationist John Muir was born in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland, on April 21, 1838. When Muir was 11, the devoutly religious family moved to Wisconsin, where Muir would attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison, taking classes that would inform his later writings about the natural world (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Postiljonen publishes new Postiljonen publishes new 'Fakes Forgeries & Experts Journal'
The release of the 18th edition of the Fakes Forgeries & Experts Journal, a publication that informs collectors about fakes and forged items and also explains how philatelic experts work, will coincides with the London 2015 Europhilex stamp exhibition taking place May 13-16 at the Business Design Centre, Islington, in London (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Britain marks 175 years of the world’s first stamps Britain marks 175 years of the world’s first stamps
The world’s first adhesive postage stamp was issued May 6, 1840, as part of sweeping postal reforms in Great Britain (Read more...)

Postal News

Man charged with defrauding the USPS to tune of $650,000 appears in court
A North Carolina man charged with bilking United States Postal Service locations out of $650,000 worth of stamps and other merchandise went before a judge in Charlotte for the first time Wednesday, (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Kudos to U.S. Postal Service for its decision not to reissue Maya Angelou forever stamp Kudos to U.S. Postal Service for its decision not to reissue Maya Angelou forever stamp
Stamp collecting has received a good deal of coverage in the mainstream media of late, courtesy of a misattributed quote that appears on the United States Maya Angelou forever stamp issued April 7. (Read more...)

Morning Report

Monday Morning Brief | Maya Angelou
Watch as Linn’s Stamp News editor Chad Snee applauds the Postal Service’s decision not to reissue the Maya Angelou stamp despite the quote misattribution (Read more...)