World Stamps

12/15/2017

Warrior, statesman and king on Polish stamps: Inside Linn's

Also in this issue are features about the Graphics Philately Association and a hunt through a recently purchased stamp mixture.

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US Stamps

12/15/2017

Four American publications win prizes in Gaertner philatelic literature contest

The 2017 awards were presented during the Monacophil 2017 stamp show in the Top Cars Museum.

US Stamps

12/15/2017

USPS reveals stamp designs for 2018: Week's Most Read

Also this week, the U.S. Postal Service decided to end sales of U.S. stamps through a network of more than a dozen overseas agents.

World Stamps

12/15/2017

Canada plans two issues for Jan. 15

Canada Post has revealed the designs of its first two stamp issues for 2018.

Postal Updates

12/14/2017

‘Star Wars’ and Marine One team up on 2007 Express Mail envelopes

Why a pack of three envelopes? The answer may be found on the backs of the envelopes.

US Stamps

12/14/2017

APS offering On-the-Road stamp courses in January and February

The American Philatelic Society is offering five one-day courses tailored to stamp collectors of all levels prior to the first few stamp shows in 2018.

World Stamps

12/13/2017

Newest U.N. Flag series set shows new flags for eight member nations

In the case of this upcoming issue, the eight stamps all represent nations previously acknowledged in the stamp series.

US Stamps

12/13/2017

Museum of African American History and Culture, hockey stamps get Scott numbers

Having these numbers handy will allow you to easily locate these stamps in the catalogs and learn about their production and values.

US Stamps

12/13/2017

The appeal of this Civil War-era proprietary stamp will never die

To help pay for the Civil War, the Revenue Act of 1862 levied taxes on a host of products, including patent medicines and matches. Stamps were used as proof.

US Stamps

12/12/2017

USPS reveals a number of 2018 U.S. stamps

The United States Postal Service has announced a number of stamps it plans to issue in 2018.

US Stamps

12/11/2017

November’s caption contest winners are ...

The next cartoon caption contest will be announced in the Jan. 8 issue of Linn’s.

US Stamps

12/11/2017

Jenny Invert and late 2018 stamp reveal; top Linn’s stamp stories for 2017

The year 2017 included a number of important stories involving stamps and the collector groups supporting the stamp hobby.

Auctions

12/10/2017

1960 $5 Alexander Hamilton solo cover tops $5,500 in online auction

Slotted as a 10-day auction, it didn’t take long for aficionados of Liberty postal history to begin expressing their interest.

US Stamps

12/09/2017

U.S. stamp error newly authenticated after 22 years; horizontal die cuts missing from 1995 32¢ Pink Rose

DeLaney’s error panes show plate No. S444 printed on the selvage strip directly below the top nine stamps on the pane.