Editorial Insights

Head of USPS stamp services Penner keen to help get the news out quickly Head of USPS stamp services Penner keen to help get the news out quickly
On May 18, Mary-Anne Penner, acting director of stamp services for the United States Postal Service, held her first teleconference with members of the philatelic media. (Read more...)

Getting the most from bidding at auction: do your homework and keep to a budget
Acquiring stamps and postal history for your collection via bidding at an auction can be a rewarding or frustrating experience. (Read more...)

New Linn’s monthly magazine well-received; May issue brings back larger typeface
The second issue of our newly redesigned Linn’s Stamp News monthly magazine was e-mailed to digital subscribers Friday, May 1. Print copies began arrving in mailboxes the week of May 4. (Read more...)

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...)

‘Mails of the Westward Expansion’ provides facinating account of early U.S. mail routes ‘Mails of the Westward Expansion’ provides fascinating account of early U.S. mail routes
Westward expansion in the United States began in earnest in 1803 with the Louisiana Purchase. (Read more...)

Kudos to U.S. Postal Service for its decision not to reissue Maya Angelou forever stamp Kudos to U.S. Postal Service for its decision not to reissue Maya Angelou forever stamp
Stamp collecting has received a good deal of coverage in the mainstream media of late, courtesy of a misattributed quote that appears on the United States Maya Angelou forever stamp issued April 7. (Read more...)

Used gems from back of the book shine in latest Siegel auction of Curtis collection Used gems from back of the book shine in latest Siegel auction of Curtis collection
Dispersal of the splendid Daniel B. Curtis collection continued March 25, with  (Read more...)

Monday Morning Brief | New look for Linn’s Stamp News Monthly Monday Morning Brief | New look for Linn’s Stamp News Monthly
Watch as Linn’s Stamp News managing editor Donna Houseman discusses the redesigned Linn’s Stamp News Monthly and some of the regular and new features that will appear in it. (Read more...)

Linn Linn's monthly magazine gets new face lift with greatly expanded stamp content
Beginning in late fall last year, the Linn’s editorial and Amos Media production teams began a top-to-bottom review of the monthly edition of Linn’s. (Read more...)

Stamp Hobby Views: Changes in plate number collecting over the past 120 years Stamp Hobby Views: Changes in plate number collecting over the past 120 years
In 1894, when the Bureau of Engraving and Printing took over the printing of United States stamps, each plate employed was designated by a numeral printed in the margin paper (or selvage). (Read more...)

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