news‘The One-Cent Magenta’ author James Barron to deliver 14th Maynard Sundman lecture
September 08, 2017 09:00 AMThe 14th Maynard Sundman lecture, to be presented Sept. 21 at the National Postal Museum, features James Barron, a 40-year veteran of The New York Times and author of The One-Cent Magenta: Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World.
newsThe single hot stamp from Jasdan, Children’s Health semipostals are no more: Inside Linn’s
August 11, 2017 03:00 PMAlso in the Aug. 28 issue, Ronald Blanks explores the many ways the United States Fruits series of low-denomination definitive stamps are being used to make mass mailings more enticing to their recipients.
newsMazepa’s ‘Colonial Central America’ crowned Champion of Champions at APS Stampshow
August 05, 2017 10:30 PMMazepa’s “Colonial Central America” exhibit bested 24 other grand award-winning exhibits from national-level shows in the APS World Series of Philately. Mazepa became the sixth multiple winner of the top philatelic exhibit award given in the United States.
newsSpanning bridges in China, 16 months of Canary Islands airmail stamps, and a 2012 U.S. stamp tip: Inside Linn’s Stamp News
July 21, 2017 03:00 PMAlso in our Aug. 7 issue, Stamp Collecting Basics columnist Janet Klug artfully reviews the 16-month history of Canary Islands airmail stamps. All 53 stamps, she reports, are “budget friendly.”
newsGrowing your own philatelic garden, an unissued stamp from Ceylon, and forerunners from Slovenia: Inside Linn’s Stamp News
July 14, 2017 03:00 PMAlso in the July 31 issue, Henry Gitner and Rick Miller, in Stamp Market Tips, discuss the marketplace performance of an unissued 1968 stamp from Ceylon.