Casa Grande, Arizona Federation of Stamp Clubs. Meets quarterly. 8930 N. Spinel Place, Tucson, AZ 85742. Phone: 520-572-8980, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Flagstaff, Flagstaff Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. first Wednesday, Adult center, 245 Thorpe Road. Robert J. Lackner, Box 43, Flagstaff, AZ 86002.
Fountain Hills, Fountain Hills Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. fourth Thursday, Palo Verde Room, Eagle Park. Dan & Rose Evander, 17307 E. Via Del Oro, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268.
Mesa, Mesa Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. third Wednesday, Alma Meadows Mobile Home Park Club House, 535 S. Alma School Road, Mesa. Web site www.mesastampclub.info, contact LSherlock2@cox.net,email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phoenix, Phoenix Philatelic Association. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday from January to June and in September. Meets on the 2nd Tuesday only in July, August, October, November, and December. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. at Monte Vista Baptist Church, 2409 N. 36 Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85008. Bill Chesser, 602-956-3497, or email@example.com.
Prescott, Prescott Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Prescott Community Church, 3151 Willow Creek Road. Peter E.H. Shrimpton, 830 Northwood Loop, Prescott, AZ 86303.
Scottsdale, Arizona Precancel Club. Meeting times and places vary. George Gilinsky, Box 8785, Scottsdale, AZ 85252.
Sedona, Verde Valley Stamp Club. Meets 6:30 p.m. second Wednesday, VOCA Community Building, 690 Bell Rock Blvd. Zdenek Salzmann, 120 Highland Drive, South, Sedona, AZ 86351.
Sierra Vista, Roadrunner Stamp Club. Meets bi-monthly. Contact Steve Staton, 5153 S. San Paulo Ave., Sierra Vista, AZ 85650. Arizona Federation of Stamp Clubs, Club President, Steve Staton, 5153 S. San Paulo Ave., Sierra Vista, AZ 85650.
Sun City, Sun City Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. first Monday and third Tuesday, Marinette Recreation center, 99th Avenue and Union Hills Drive. Margaret Stahl, 19658 N. Willowcreek Circle, Sun City, AZ 85351-2840.
Sun City West, Sun City West Coin and Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday, 2 p.m. fourth Tuesday; second Tuesday at Kuentz Recreation center, fourth Tuesday at Johnson Recreation center. Dick Scanlon, 15919 Heritage Drive, Sun City West, AZ 85375.
Sun Lakes, Sun Lakes Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Sun Lakes Ph. I Country Club, 25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd. John R. Storm, 1568 E. Winged Foot Drive, Chandler, AZ 85249.
Tucson, Arizona Philatelic Rangers. Meets 6:30 p.m. Friday at various major stamp shows. John Birkinbine, Box 36657, Tucson, AZ 85740-6657.
Tucson, Tucson Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. first and third Saturday, Peggy Slusser Memorial Library of the Postal History Foundation, 920 N. First Ave. Steve Brainerd, Box 77923, Tucson, AZ 85703.
blogEleanor Roosevelt said, “Great minds share ideas …,” and Linn’s is fortunate to have thoughtful leaders of the stamp hobby on its Editorial Advisory Board. Board members participated in a lively discussion of “The State of the Stamp Hobby” Aug. 21 at the American Philatelic Society Stampshow in Grand Rapids, Mich. Read More ›
August 19, 2015 01:58 PMIn an unusual development for our hobby, the Office of Inspector General of the United States Postal Service is blogging about stamp collecting. Read More ›
August 17, 2015 12:19 AMFrom 1967 to 2006, Royal Mail (Great Britain’s post office) advertised all new issues with posters displayed in post offices. Most of these posters had pictures of the stamps along with basic information such as the date of issue, instructions for first-day covers, etc. Some were a little more elaborate. Read More ›
August 14, 2015 09:46 AMWill the United States Postal Service issue a Christmas stamp this year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the classic television musical special A Charlie Brown Christmas? Read More ›
Watch as Linn’s associate editor Michael Baadke discusses happenings at the recent APS Stampshow from the show floor.
Watch as Linn's/Scott editorial director Donna Houseman discusses the early release of the new U.S. Elvis stamp, the possibility of a Peanuts stamp and Linn's at the upcoming APS Stampshow.
Watch as Linn’s Stamp News managing editor Chad Snee discusses highlights of Robert A. Siegel Auction Rarities Week sales in late June, and reports that the 49¢ price for a first-class United States stamp will remain in effect until April.
Watch as Linn’s senior editor Denise McCarty discusses the hiring of a new executive director of the American Philatelic Society, the new Linn’s Editorial Advisory Board and the upcoming APS Stampshow.
It is always a treat to get to see stamp dealers’ own collections.
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.
Dispersal of the splendid Daniel B. Curtis collection continued March 25, with Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries gaveling items from United States back-of-the-book and possessions.
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.