World Stamps

01/17/2017

Canada hides sesquicentennial references in its Year of the Rooster stamps

By Denise McCarty

Canada Post is hiding references to the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation in all of its 2017 stamp issues.

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US Stamps

01/17/2017

How the Christmas Seal and Charity Stamp Society celebrated its 15th anniversary

The cinderella celebrated the society's 15th anniversary and honored the founder of the International Red Cross and the first Nobel Peace Prize recipient.

World Stamps

01/17/2017

Canada hides sesquicentennial references in its Year of the Rooster stamps

Canada Post is hiding references to the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation in all of its 2017 stamp issues.

US Stamps

01/17/2017

Rob Haeseler (1941-2017)

Former Linn's Stamp News senior editor Rob Haeseler, who served eight years as trustee of the American Philatelic Research Library, died Jan. 16.

World Stamps

01/16/2017

Aland’s sailing ship stamp series continues

The barque Mariehamn is pictured on a nondenominated domestic-rate stamp.

US Stamps

01/16/2017

One of the most interesting Christmas cards you’ll come across

This red “Uncle Sam’s Mail” postcard was canceled Dec. 26, 1906, in Pittsburgh, Pa. Why is it so interesting?

US Stamps

01/16/2017

APS seeks new shows manager as Orient departs

As the American Philatelic Society's manager of shows and exhibitions leaves her position, the group begins the search for a replacement.

US Stamps

01/16/2017

Born Jan. 16: Dizzy Dean

As part of the St. Louis Cardinals' "Gashouse Gang" in 1934, pitcher Dizzy Dean won 30 games and led the team to a national championship.

World Stamps

01/15/2017

How an unopened bundle of 1898 Philippines stamp sheets might have made its way to my stamp room

Every once in a while, collectors come across something that is really cool. That happened to Don Peterson recently.

US Stamps

01/15/2017

The most Christmas seals we’ve ever seen on one cover

We have a new champion in the category of most Christmas seals on a single cover. Have a look.

US Stamps

01/15/2017

Why you can expect speedier FDC servicing in 2017

Along with the consolidation of first-day cover servicing at USPS Cancellation Services comes a change in the address format that collectors should use.

US Stamps

01/15/2017

Born Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Jr.

American civil rights leader and Nobel laureate Martin Luther King Jr. spoke out against injustice and led peaceful protests in an effort to transform the nation and the world.

Postal Updates

01/14/2017

This postmark honors an inauguration, but not Donald Trump’s

There will be a Jan. 20 postmark from Washington, D.C., commemorating the United States presidential inauguration. But this one is different.

World Stamps

01/14/2017

Pope Francis meets artist whose painting inspired a Vatican stamp

A photographer captured the philatelic moment at the Paul VI Audience Hall in the Vatican.

World Stamps

01/14/2017

The Mongolian stamps that are gaining popularity

With virtually no immigration from Mongolia to the U.S. and little cross-cultural contact, there are not many U.S. collectors who specialize in Mongolia.