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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

Kyrgyzstan postal service competition creates a new wrinkle for collectors Kyrgyzstan postal service competition creates a new wrinkle for collectors
A new wrinkle in postal service competition has come to light in Central Asia, and with it, new stamps for a new postal entity. (Read more...)

U.S. Stamps and Postal History

June 26 issue date for $25 federal duck stamp June 26 issue date for $25 federal duck stamp
The 2015-16 $25 Ruddy Ducks federal duck stamp will be issued June 26 in Memphis, Tenn. (Read more...)

On This Date

Born March 26: Robert Frost Born March 26: Robert Frost
The celebrated American poet Robert Frost was born March 26, 1874, in San Francisco. At age 11 he moved with his mother and sister to Lawrence, Mass., following the death of his father, a journalist, from tuberculosis. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Insights

Westpex stamp show to host four societies
The 55th annual Westpex stamp show will take place April 24-26 at the (Read more...)

International Stamps and Postal History

Great Britain Philately: Six new stamps issued in Great Britain’s Machin series Great Britain Philately: Six new stamps issued in Great Britain’s Machin series
Every year, near the beginning of March, Great Britain’s Royal Mail announces changes to domestic and international postage rates for the coming year, usually meaning new stamps in the long-running Machin series of Queen Elizabeth II definitive stamps (Read more...)

Postal News

Postal Service requests more forever stamps
Citing the "goodwill" generated by its forever first-class stamp, the United States Postal Service wants to add five more forever stamps to its lineup. (Read more...)

Editorial Insights

Sometimes a great philatelic discovery hides in plain sight: on a cover, in this case Sometimes a great philatelic discovery hides in plain sight: on a cover, in this case
Who doesn’t enjoy making a spectacular discovery, one that really gets your heart racing? (Read more...)

Morning Report

History of British postal uniforms focus of seminar: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)