Brooklyn Center, North Metro Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. third Friday, Brooklyn Center Community Center, Shingle Creek Parkway at I-694. Blaire Tremere, Box 27667, Golden Valley, MN 55427.
Crosby, Cuyuna County Philatelic Society. Meets 2 p.m. first Tuesday and 6 p.m. third Tuesday, Jessie F. Hallet Memorial Library, 101 1st S.E. Robert S. Breckenridge, HC 3, Box 80D, Crosby, MN 56441-9716.
Duluth, Arrowhead Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday, Duluth Rainbow Senior Center, 211 N. Third Ave. E. Howard Pramann, 2137 Appalachian St., Duluth, MN 55811.
Excelsior, Lake Minnetonka Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday, Excelsior Elementary School, Highways 7 and 19. Bill Anderson, Box 291, Wayzata, MN 55391.
Fairmont, Fairmont Area Stamp Club. Meets 7 p.m. fourth Monday, Martin County Library, 110 N. Park. Roger Welchlin, 415 Woodland, Fairmont, MN 56031.
Marshall, Lyon County Philatelic Society. Meets 7 p.m. third Monday, Marshall Middle School Cafeteria, 207 N. 4th St. Steve Klein, 401 Charles Ave., Marshall, MN 56258.
Minneapolis, Minnehaha Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second Thursday, Pearl Park Recreation Center, 414 E. Diamond Lake Road. George Breiner, 6844 Upton Ave. S., Richfield, MN 55423.
Minneapolis, Minnesota Postal History Society. Meets fourth Tuesday, Lynhurst Community Center, 50th Street and Humboldt Avenue S. John Grabowsi, Box 536, Willernie, MN 55090.
Minneapolis, Scandinavian Collectors Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second Thursday, Lynhurst Community Center, 50th Street and Humboldt Avenue S. Ross Olson, Box 23377, Richfield, MN 55423-0377.
Owatonna, Owatonna Coin and Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. third Thursday, Senior Place, 500 Dunnell Drive. Mark Rasmussen, 556 McIndoe St. E., Owatonna, MN 55060.
Rochester, Rochester Stamp and Coin Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. last Wednesday, Denny's Restaurant, 1226 S. Broadway. Jerry Swanson, Box 565, Rochester, MN 55903.
St. Cloud, St. Cloud Area Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday of the month (June-August) and the first and third Tuesday (September-June). Whitney Senior Center, 1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud.www.StCloudStampClub.org.
St. Paul, Minnesota Israel Philatelic Society. Meets 2:30 p.m. third Sunday, St. Paul or St. Louis Park. Wayne Hassell, 1765 Juno Ave., St. Paul, MN 55116.
St. Paul, Twin City Philatelic Society. Meets 7:30 p.m. first and third Thursday; first Thursday at Bryant Avenue Park, Minneapolis, third Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church. Gladys M. Henslin, 26 E. Exchange St., Suite 400, St. Paul, MN 55101.
Vergas, Lake Area Stamp Society. Meets 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Vergas Bank, Main Street. Ella R. Sauer, R.R. No. 1, Box 501, Dent, MN 56528.
White Bear Lake, 3M Stamp Club. Bryan McGinnis, 194 Wildwood Ave., White Bear Lake, MN 55110.
White Bear Lake, Maplewood Stamp Club. Meets 6:30 p.m. fourth Thursday, First Lutheran Church, 4000 Linden St. Pete Boulay, 18873 Kohlman Ave., Maplewood, MN 55109.
Willmar, West Central Minnesota Stamp Club. Meets 7:30 p.m. second Thursday and fourth Tuesday, Willmar Junior High School. Elmond Ekblad, 501 13th Ave. S.W., Willmar, MN 56201.
Wayzata, Minnesota Federation of Stamp Clubs. Bill Anderson, Box 291, Wayzata, MN 55391.
July 05, 2015 10:31 AMAlthough still 10-months away, the buzz surrounding World Stamp Show 2016 to be held next May in New York City is beginning to feel palpable. Read More ›
July 03, 2015 05:03 PMRegency Superior held a sale June 3-7 in conjunction with the Napex stamp show in McLean, Va. The sale included space memorabilia and autographs, as well as stamps and postal history. In common with other such sales, however, there were some crossover items that covered multiple categories. Read More ›
July 01, 2015 10:28 AMIn the Spotlight on Philately column this month, Ken Lawrence presents a lengthy and fascinating history of the United States 30¢ orange Benjamin Franklin stamp of 1917 with gauge 10 perforations on unwatermarked paper. Read More ›
June 30, 2015 05:14 PMSince the abhorrent murder of nine African-American churchgoers by a white supremacist in Charleston, S.C. on June 17, calls have spread across the United States for symbols of the old Confederacy to be removed from public places. Read More ›
Watch as Linn’s Stamp News editorial director Donna Houseman discusses the announcement that Scott catalogs is assigning Scott number 5000 for United States stamps.
Watch as Scott catalog senior editor Marty Frankevicz discusses a new Spanish stamp commemorating the first international congress on bullfighting as cultural heritage.
Chad Snee reports on the National Postal Museum reception for the display of the British Guiana 1¢ Magenta stamp.
Watch as Linn’s Stamp News associate editor Michael Baadke reports on the recent U.S. postage rate changes and the 10 new stamps being issued this week.
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.