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Breaking Stamp News

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

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

New U.S. stamp set pays tribute to the art of Martin Ramirez New U.S. stamp set pays tribute to the art of Martin Ramirez
A new five-stamp set from the United States Postal Service features intricate hand-drawn designs created by Mexican-born self-taught artist Martin Ramirez during his long confinement in a Northern California mental hospital (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

British stamps show bridge designs spanning several centuries British stamps show bridge designs spanning several centuries
Ten new stamps from Great Britain represent hundreds of years of bridge construction. (Read more...)

Postal News

Are higher mailing rates in store for nonprofit magazines?
When new postal rates are announced, many large mailers realize that their actual prices are going to be determined only after United States Postal Service officials at L'Enfant Plaza in Washington issue new regulations defining how their mail will be classified (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

From the Jenny Invert to the Civil War: USPS jumps on limited-edition bandwagon From the Jenny Invert to the Civil War: USPS jumps on limited-edition bandwagon
In his Feb. 23 U.S. Stamp Notes column, John Hotchner presented 16 proposals for invigorating the United States stamp program. (Read more...)

Morning Report

Should USPS go electric with new truck fleet?: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)