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Pope Francis stamps popular in the Philippines Pope Francis stamps popular in the Philippines
The Philippines post office, PHL Post, has gone back to press with its souvenir sheet honoring the recent visit of Pope Francis. (Read more...)

Born Jan. 26: Douglas MacArthur Born Jan. 26: Douglas MacArthur
Born Jan. 26, 1880, into a military family, Douglas MacArthur graduated first in the 1903 class at West Point (Read more...)

New Stamps of the World: Animals abound on worldwide stamps issued in January New Stamps of the World: Animals abound on worldwide stamps issued in January
While goats and sheep are popular on recent new issues celebrating the year of the ram (Linn’s, Jan. 26, page 28), many other animals are pictured on stamps issued in January. (Read more...)

Born Jan. 25: George E. Pickett Born Jan. 25: George E. Pickett
There is some disagreement about the birthdate of George Edward Pickett, the Confederate general known for his role in "Pickett's Charge" during the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg (Read more...)

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) Died Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
The 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill on Jan. 24, 1965, is being commemorated by many throughout the world, particularly in the United Kingdom, where he served as prime minister during the turbulent years of the second World War. (Read more...)

Sheet-waste rarity offered in Feb. 13-15 Ameristamp Expo auction Sheet-waste rarity offered in Feb. 13-15 Ameristamp Expo auction
A new discovery of a scarce perf 11 rotary press sheet-waste stamp from 1923, the 1¢ green Benjamin Franklin (Scott 596), will be offered in an auction taking place Feb. 13-15. (Read more...)

Highlights from Sandical Highlights from Sandical
Linn's Stamp News editor Charles Snee is at Sandical Stamp Expo this weekend, Jan. 23-25. (Read more...)

CBS Sunday Morning covers upright Jenny Invert, USPS wants rate increase: Week CBS Sunday Morning covers upright Jenny Invert, USPS wants rate increase: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in philatelic insights and news.

Linn's Stamp News is looking back at its five most-read stories of the week, according to reader metrics (Read more...)

U.S. Wedding stamps show floral designs by Merian U.S. Wedding stamps show floral designs by Merian
A rare use of intaglio printing for engraved designs will be featured on the latest additions to the United States Wedding stamp series. (Read more...)

Architectural pioneer honored in the Black Heritage series Architectural pioneer honored in the Black Heritage series
The long-running Black Heritage commemorative stamp series from the United States Postal Service will continue Feb. 12 with a new stamp honoring architect and educator Robert Robinson Taylor. (Read more...)

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