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What's going on at the 2015 Texpex stamp show?
The following is a release from the organizers of the Texpex Stamp Show: (Read more...)

Essays and Proofs: Interest in Henry Lowenberg’s essays Essays and Proofs: Interest in Henry Lowenberg’s essays
The National Bank Note Co. considered Henry Lowenberg to be a worthy adversary when it came to developing ideas that would receive patents for the prevention of reuse of postage stamps. (Read more...)

You bought it: Reader works toward completing Italian collection
As part of our continued conversation with our readers, we like to ask Linn's Stamp News Facebook fans to share stories about the acquisitions they've made recently. (Read more...)

USPS reports 'controllable income' profit of $1.1 billion in first quarter
While continuing to report it still operates at a deficit, the United States Postal Service made a major concession to critics who say the government agency is in far better financial shape than its deficits indicate (Read more...)

Daily Mail reports Chinese stamp attic find
In a story by Emma Glanfield,  (Read more...)

Minnesota Twins want Harmon Killebrew on a U.S. stamp: Morning Report Minnesota Twins want Harmon Killebrew on a U.S. stamp: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting: (Read more...)

Alderney honors Alderney honors 'Alice in Wonderland'
Scenes from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland are pictured on new stamps from Alderney, an island in the English Channel that is part of the baliwick of Guernsey. (Read more...)

Born Feb. 9: Carmen Miranda Born Feb. 9: Carmen Miranda
Entertainer Carmen Miranda was born in Marco de Canaveses, Portugal, Feb. 9, 1909. Her family moved to Brazil when Miranda (born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha) was still an infant. (Read more...)

Auction Roundup: Worldwide rarities change hands at record prices in end-of-year sales Auction Roundup: Worldwide rarities change hands at record prices in end-of-year sales
The firm of David Feldman held its autumn auction series in Geneva Dec. 1-6, 2014. The six-day event was Feldman’s 18th Rarities of the World showcase, with notable collections of Russia, Israel, Zanzibar and the British Empire. (Read more...)

$1 violet black Franklin issued 100 years ago $1 violet black Franklin issued 100 years ago
Today is the 100th anniversary of the United States $1 violet black Benjamin Franklin perf. 10 stamp, issued Feb. 8, 1915 (Scott 460). (Read more...)

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