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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

Canada unveils Nelson Mandela stamp Canada unveils Nelson Mandela stamp
Canada Post unveiled a stamp honoring Nelson Mandela Jan. 27. This nondenominated stamp will be issued Jan. 30 for Black History Month. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

1¢ Bobcat coil variety issued at Aripex show 1¢ Bobcat coil variety to be issued at Aripex show

The third variety of the workhorse definitive will be issued in coils of 10,000, with a 2015 year date positioned in the upper right corner.

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On This Date

Born Jan. 29: William McKinley Born Jan. 29: William McKinley
Born Jan. 29, 1843, in Niles, Ohio, William McKinley served in the Union Army during the Civil War. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Newfoundland 1-shilling in Eastern Newfoundland 1-shilling in Eastern's Feb. 20-21 auction
A key stamp of 19th-century Newfoundland, the 1857 1-shilling scarlet vermilion (Scott 9), will be offered during Eastern Auction's Feb. 20-21 sale. (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Take in the view of a massive stamp exhibit in Bangalore, India
Check out this tweet from Reuters photojournalist Abishek Chinnappa. (Read more...)

Postal News

USPS to hold Priority Mail, Express Mail rates steady
Rates for Priority Mail and Express Mail parcels in the United States will remain unchanged, the U.S. Postal Service said in a Jan. 26 filing with the Postal Regulatory Commission. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

USPS spokesman comments on upright Jenny Invert pane distribution
United States Postal Service spokesman Mark Saunders responded to Linn's Stamp News editor Charles Snee's editorial  (Read more...)

Morning Report

The pros of having a pro stand in for you at a stamp auction: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of philately: (Read more...)