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Breaking Stamp News

New app, e-book versions of Scott catalogs
The popular Scott postage stamp catalogs are now available as e-books for Android and Apple mobile devices, including the iPad and iPhone, as well as Windows and Mac desktop and laptop computers. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

U.S. Stamp Notes: What’s the Byrd connection? What’s the Byrd connection to an 1844 stampless cover?
What a difference 90 years makes. The cover pictured below began its life as a stampless folded letter dated Oct. 8 (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Stamp Market Tips: Latvian Aviation Pioneers set Latvian Aviation Pioneers set
Latvia — Latvia is the middle of the three Baltic republics, bordering Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia and Belarus to the east and the Baltic Sea to the west. L (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

New Stamps of the World: Sweden sit comfortably stamps New stamps from Sweden invite you to ‘sit comfortably’
A new set of stamps from Sweden is called Sit Comfortably. The five booklet stamps featuring modern chair designs were issued Aug. 21. (Read more...)

Postal News

Canyonlands National Park marks 50 years Canyonlands National Park marks 50 years
The stunning vistas that make up Canyonlands National Park will be celebrated Sept. 12, the 50th anniversary of the park joining the National Park System. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

State of stamp collecting from Great Britain: 'Guardian' report highlights familiar themes
A Linn’s reader from Minnesota was kind enough to send me an article about the state of the stamp hobby that was published in April 2013 in the Guardian newspaper in Great Britain. (Read more...)