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Vol. 1 of 2016 Scott Standard eCatalogue available
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

Google Doodle salutes Penny Black in Commonwealth Google Doodle salutes Penny Black in Commonwealth
The 175th anniversary of the first postage stamp, Great Britain's Penny Black, is May 6, but the stamp was placed on sale May 1, 1840, for mailers to use beginning on May 6, the designated issue date. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

Circus stamps picked as  overall favorite, best design Circus stamps picked as overall favorite, best design
In the recently concluded Linn’s United States Stamp Popularity Poll, the Circus Posters set of eight stamps was chosen as the overall favorite issue of 2014. (Read more...)

On This Date

Born May 4: Audrey Hepburn Born May 4: Audrey Hepburn
As a movie star, Audrey Hepburn earned the admiration of millions, but her humanitarian work with UNICEF meant the most to her, and commands equal importance in her legacy. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Scott assigns new catalog numbers
Scott Flash May 4, 2015: The following Scott numbers have been assigned: (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Collecting by the nose: scents on stamps Collecting by the nose: scents on stamps
To pick stamps for a topical collection, you generally look at the subjects depicted or commemorated on them, but for one collection you need your sense of smell. This is for a collection of scented or perfumed stamps. (Read more...)

Postal News

Heraldic beasts appear on British labels
Great Britain’s Royal Mail will feature six heraldic beasts on pictorial computer-produced self-adhesive postage labels to be issued May 13 during London 2015 Europhilex, which will take place May 13-16 at the Business Design Centre in London, England (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Former Linn Former Linn's editor Laurence discusses Chronicle at Westpex
Michael Laurence, the former editor-publisher of Linn's Stamp News, has spent the better part of a half century in the world of print journalism. (Read more...)

Morning Report

Graphilately is a must-follow for stamp collectors on Instagram: Afternoon Report Graphilately is a must-follow for stamp collectors on Instagram: Afternoon Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)