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Looking for a challenge? Try collecting Great Americans on certificates of mailing Looking for a challenge? Try collecting Great Americans on certificates of mailing
In past columns, I’ve demonstrated how finding different usages of the same denomination of the 1981 to 1995 Great American series of definitive stamps is one interesting way to collect the series. (Read more...)

Peter Martin resigns; Albert Starkweather named ‘First Days’ editor
Albert W. Starkweather has been named editor of First Days, the journal of the American First Day Cover Society. (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...)

Yellow Hat stamp find in U.S. stamp mixture: postmarked pair on clipped envelope piece Yellow Hat stamp find in U.S. stamp mixture: postmarked pair on clipped envelope piece
Collector Joseph Monaco got a nice surprise a few years ago while looking through a mixture of used United States stamps. (Read more...)

USPS announces joint issue with Japan, higher stamp prices approved: Week USPS announces joint issue with Japan, higher stamp prices approved: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

Britain’s Imperial Airways and BOAC  trans-Atlantic airmail of 1937-40 Britain’s Imperial Airways and BOAC trans-Atlantic airmail of 1937-40
Among the treats for collectors who attended the Aerophilately 2014 international stamp exhibition at Bellefonte, Pa (Read more...)

Lyons wins single-frame championship
Larry Lyons was named the winner of the single-frame  (Read more...)

Born Feb. 27: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Born Feb. 27: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born Feb. 27, 1807, and during the 19th century he achieved unparalleled fame as a poet that extended well beyond the American borders. (Read more...)

Heads up USPS, the Uber of shipping is here: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

2016 Scott catalog season about to get started
In just a few short weeks, we will officially kick off the Scott catalog season, with the April publication of Vol. 1 of the 2016 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue. (Read more...)

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