Breaking Stamp News
U.S. Stamps and Postal History
Stamp Market Insights
International Stamps and Postal History
How To Order Stamps
How To Order FDCs
Using Perforation Gauge
What Is It Worth?
Where Should I Start?
Did You Inherit A Stamp Collection?
Local Stamp Clubs
Postal History Societies
Country Name Cross Index
Foreign Currency Guide
Glossary of Philatelic Terms
Postal Administrations of the World
Stamp Issuing Entities of the World
European Travel Guide
Essays and Proofs
U.S. Stamp Program
Canadian Stamp Program
U.N. Stamp Program
Listings By Topic
AmosAdvantage.com – Supplies & Books
Place a Classified Ad
Place a Stamp Event
Stamp & Supply Related Links
Linn's Book Store
Test Your Stamp I.Q.
2013 Stamp Poll
About Linn's Stamp News
Linn's Stamp News History
Staff and Contributor Biographies
Cachets & Cover Form
Digital Edition Sample
Fifty Years Ago
Renew Your Subscription
Subscribe to Linn's Stamp News
The Editor's Column
2014 Standard Catalogues
2014 U.S. Specialized
2014 Classic Specialized
2015 Standard Catalogues
Understanding the Scott Catalogue Listings
Purchase Scott Catalogues
Talk to Us
Readers' Opinions/Letters to Linns
U.S. Stamps and Postal History
Messy envelope recovered from 1930s mail theft in Texas
Who would bother with a wretched and obviously dirty and damaged cover like the one shown here in Figure 1? Well, my friend Stephen Taylor, an American stamp dealer who lives in England, marked it as one I would want because of the letter that goes with it.
Rules for returning undeliverable domestic postal cards after 1940
This article will illustrate the United States Post Office Department’s policy of guaranteed non-free returns of undeliverable postcards and postal cards after 1940.
Janis Joplin stamp fifth entry in Music Icons series Aug. 8
Rock star Janis Joplin (1943-70) will be honored Aug. 8 with a new United States commemorative forever stamp.
ArtCraft anniversary, early use auction at August Americover show
The Washington Press has been a major supporter of the American First Day Cover Society since the founding of the AFDCS in 1955. Washington Press produces ArtCraft Cachets, a staple of FDC collecting.
Farmers Markets stamps debut Aug. 7 at Freshfarm Market
Four Farmers Markets forever stamps will be issued Aug. 7 in Washington, D.C., and will be placed on sale nationwide the same day.
U.S. stamp for Jim Morrison considered in 1993 and rejected
A United States stamp honoring singer-songwriter Jim Morrison (1943-71) appears to be in the works, according to a leaked stamp subjects list published by
The Washington Post
New coil error from three unseparated rolls; discovery bought online from Illinois seller
A vertical block of six of the 2014 United States Star-Spangled Banner forever coil stamps, missing the horizontal slits that normally separate the stamps into individual coil rolls, was reported to
by reader Robert Thompson of Texas.
Civil War turnabout mail traveled secretly across the lines
The American Civil War provided myriad opportunities for each side to utilize resources captured from the other side in battle.
American Landmarks stamps offer vibrant colors, great subjects
In 2008, the United States Postal Service launched a series of high-denomination stamps for use on Priority Mail and Express Mail parcels. A
Expertizing subtle color varieties of U.S. 19th-century stamps
Stamp colors are troublesome to the expertizer, but no less so to the collector. Witness this question from
reader Todd Hause.
© 2014 Amos Press, Inc. |