Editorial Insights

What would you do if someone asked you to invest $100,000 in stamps for them?
It’s an intriguing question, isn’t it? (Read more...)

Even the finest collections offer affordable stamps Even the finest collections offer affordable stamps
Beginning in November 2013, Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries began dispersing the remarkable collection of the late Dan Curtis. (Read more...)

2014 edition of The Stamp Yearbook offers $2 Circus sheet 2014 edition of 'The Stamp Yearbook' offers $2 Circus sheet, limited selection of stamps
After much hype and anticipation, the 2014 edition of The Stamp Yearbook is now available from the United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

New book salutes our nation’s stamp collection New book 'Every Stamp Tells A Story' salutes our nation’s stamp collection
A copy of Every Stamp Tells a Story: The National Philatelic Collection recently landed on my desk. (Read more...)

Linn Jenny Invert stamps, 1856 1¢ Magenta among Linn’s top headlines for 2014
From the record-breaking sale of the British Guiana 1¢ Magenta to searches for the elusive $2 upright Jenny Invert pane of six, 2014 made for a year that shone a bright spotlight on stamp collecting. (Read more...)

New opportunity on Linn’s editorial staff; Bigalke new 'American Philatelist' editor
On page 21 of this issue, there is an advertisement announcing an opening on the Linn’s Stamp News editorial staff. (Read more...)

New edition of Scott U.S. errors catalog is a must have New edition of Scott U.S. errors catalog is a must have
The new and improved 16th edition of the Scott Catalogue of Errors on U.S. Postage Stamps is now at hand. (Read more...)

To list or not list recent U.S. imperforate stamps To list or not list recent U.S. imperforate stamps or varieties
I have read the numerous letters to the editor in Linn’s Stamp News regarding the subject of the imperforate press sheets being issued by the United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

Editing, valuing for the 2016 Scott catalogs is well underway; market generally stable
Vol.1 of the 2016 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue will not be published until next April, about five months from now as I write in early November. (Read more...)

Editor’s Insights: Holographic stamps, stationery New book compiles information about hundreds of holographic stamps, stationery
In 1988, Austria broke new ground in the stamp world when it issued the first stamp featuring a holographic image (Scott 1441). (Read more...)

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