World Stamps

11/20/2017

Washing machine and new postal emblem on Slovenia’s stamps

Two of the stamps showing food are part of the Gastronomy series. The other stamp is the first in a new series called Slovenes in the World.

World Stamps

11/17/2017

St. Thomas and Prince Islands stamps: Inside Linn's

Also in this issue is a feature on stamp mixtures and a column looking at how Canada commemorates disasters.

Postal Updates

11/17/2017

New details revealed about upright Jenny Invert distribution

When the inspector general staff came to Kansas City, they conducted an inventory of the upright Jenny Invert panes and found 22 were still at the facility.

US Stamps

11/17/2017

Breaking down Christmas seals: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, the USPS said its controllable loss for the year was $814 million, compared to $610 million in fiscal 2016.

Auctions

11/17/2017

InterAsia auctions to conduct eight sales Dec. 4-7 offering classic and modern Asia treasures

The greatest rarity of the entire sale is the unissued 1967 stamp marking the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Jing Gangshan Revolutionary Base.

Auctions

11/16/2017

Spink USA offers important rarities from Brazil, Russia in Dec. 6-7 auctions

The first of the two specialized Spink USA auctions offers Inclinados stamps of Brazil, including rarities on Bull's Eye paper.

US Stamps

11/16/2017

Readers, what do you think Columbus saw?

Both winners will receive Linn’s Stamp Identifier published by Amos Media Co., or a 13-week subscription to Linn’s (a new subscription or an extension).

US Stamps

11/16/2017

Early Christmas card in an envelope was sent in December 1882

The card is not signed by the printer or artist, but with its silk decoration around the outside and multicolor printing, it must have cost a pretty penny.

US Stamps

11/15/2017

Life as contemplated via postage stamps

Patton struggled with thoughts of suicide, but it was the stamp that pulled her away from those thoughts.

US Stamps

11/15/2017

Holiday issues, convertible booklet panes assigned Scott catalog numbers

Among the issues receiving new Scott catalog numbers are four stamps that depict Ezra Jack Keats’ classic children’s book, The Snowy Day.

US Stamps

11/15/2017

Back-of-the-book issues are always suitable for any collection

This stamp is a good buy in all grades very fine or better at the Scott catalog values.

Postal Updates

11/15/2017

Postal Service blames revenue shortfall on declining letter volume

The USPS said its controllable loss for the year was $814 million compared to $610 million in fiscal 2016.

US Stamps

11/14/2017

APS/APRL Nov. 14 joint board meeting: staff updates, budget, more

The meeting lasted slightly less than one hour and included farewells to APS expertizing director Mercer Bristow and librarian Tara Murray.

World Stamps

11/14/2017

UNPA overprints Samba pane for show

The overprinted pane was issued Oct. 24, the first day of the Brasilia 2017 specialized world stamp exhibition held Oct. 24-27 in Brasilia, Brazil.