Editorial Insights

Departure of NY 2016 executive director leaves critical void in show’s leadership
It came as a surprise to us to learn of Donna Richardson’s departure from World Stamp Show-NY 2016 as executive director. (Read more...)

Sometimes a great philatelic discovery hides in plain sight: on a cover, in this case Sometimes a great philatelic discovery hides in plain sight: on a cover, in this case
Who doesn’t enjoy making a spectacular discovery, one that really gets your heart racing? (Read more...)

Hobby chutzpah: collector asks FDR for duplicate stamps in 1942 Hobby chutzpah: collector asks FDR for duplicate stamps in 1942
Every now and then someone who shares our hobby demonstrates that they have lost their perspective when it comes to stamp collecting. (Read more...)

Rocky Mountain Philatelic Library releases new book on national park post offices Rocky Mountain Philatelic Library releases new book on national park post offices
The national park system of the United States comprises more than 400 separate areas under the administration of the National Park Service. (Read more...)

From the Jenny Invert to the Civil War: USPS jumps on limited-edition bandwagon From the Jenny Invert to the Civil War: USPS jumps on limited-edition bandwagon
In his Feb. 23 U.S. Stamp Notes column, John Hotchner presented 16 proposals for invigorating the United States stamp program. (Read more...)

What attracted you to stamp collecting in the beginning?
There’s been a fair amount of complaining about (and proposed solutions for) the state of the United States stamp program in our pages of late. (Read more...)

Linn’s columnist John Hotchner responds to criticisms of U.S. program proposals
In our Feb. 23 issue, we published an open letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan. (Read more...)

Have you checked out Linns.com lately? New features: On This Date, Morning Report
During the past month or so, we have added new features to Linns.com to enhance your interaction with the website, and to bring you even more content. (Read more...)

Sandical: Fun and sun Sandical: Fun and sun
A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of attending the 44th edition of the Sandical show, which took place Jan. 23-25 in warm, sunny San Diego, Calif. (Read more...)

What can the USPS do to better promote the stamp program? What can the USPS do to better promote the stamp program?
I’m one of three former members of the  (Read more...)

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