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    Dec 31, 2015, 11:46 AM

    Scott Worldwide Stamp Cost

    The Scott Worldwide Stamp Cost chart tracks the face value and catalog value for stamps of the world from 2002 to 2014. Click on a year to see the data for that year.

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    Dec 30, 2015, 09:39 AM

    By Topic - January 2016

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the Jan. 18, 2016 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

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    Dec 29, 2015, 21:15 PM

    Love travels by mail for Valentine’s Day

    The origins of valentines allegedly lie in the late Middle Ages, in the form of handwritten romantic poems exchanged by lovers.

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    Dec 15, 2015, 11:00 AM

    2015 U.S. Stamp Program

    The 2015 U.S. Stamp Program contains information about all of the U.S. Postal Service products released during 2015, including those honoring the Battle of New Orleans and Robert Robinson Taylor.

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    Dec 5, 2015, 18:54 PM

    By Topic - December 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the Nov. 16, 2015 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

  • united-states-paul-newman-stamp-november-2015-by-topic
    Nov 2, 2015, 17:17 PM

    By Topic - November 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the Nov. 16, 2015 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

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    Oct 2, 2015, 15:05 PM

    By Topic - October 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the Oct. 19, 2015 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

  • Sep 8, 2015, 10:43 AM

    By Topic - September 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the Sept. 21, 2015 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

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    Aug 19, 2015, 12:19 PM

    I like this unusual stamp, but is it an error, freak, oddity, variety or what?

    Let’s face it. We are human beings, and as such, sometimes we make mistakes, and that’s not usually good. But, one odd thing about stamp collecting is that collectors clamor for mistakes. Who wouldn’t want a globally famous Inverted Jenny airmail stamp?

  • Jul 31, 2015, 16:30 PM

    By Topic - August 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the August 17 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

  • Jul 13, 2015, 14:59 PM

    Instructions for Requesting Postmarks-disable

    Stamp collectors interested in obtaining postmarks for their collection from the U.S. Postal Service can do so by following these easy instructions.

  • Jul 3, 2015, 00:00 AM

    By Topic - July 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the July 20 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

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    Jun 12, 2015, 13:13 PM

    The world’s stamps for social awareness are postal calls to action

    Stamps represent a great deal of responsibility and effort. Put a United States forever stamp on an envelope, place it in the mailbox and off it goes to its destination.

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    Jun 1, 2015, 17:21 PM

    Is it a postmark or a cancellation? It’s collectible either way

    The words “postmark” and “cancel” often are used interchangeably.

  • May 29, 2015, 14:36 PM

    By Topic - June 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the June 15 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

  • May 21, 2015, 23:58 PM

    Glossary Of Philatelic Terms

    Look over our reference guide featuring definitions of nearly 300 terms frequently encountered by stamp collectors and cover collectors. 

  • May 21, 2015, 11:34 AM

    Stamp Issuing Entities Of The World

    Check out a comprehensive collection of nations, provinces, cities, armies and other entities that have, at one point or another, issued postage stamps.

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    May 18, 2015, 17:20 PM

    Often seen on stamps, the ITU celebrates 150 years

    Stamps exist to facilitate communication, so an organization dedicated to the advancement of international communication is a natural subject.

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    May 4, 2015, 17:20 PM

    Do secrets hide in your collection of stamps and covers?

    Stamps, envelopes, and letters contained within the envelopes sometimes hold secrets.

  • May 1, 2015, 22:26 PM

    By Topic - May 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the May 18 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

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    Apr 20, 2015, 17:20 PM

    What to look for when you're looking for stamps

    The two stamps pictured together here are common stamps issued by Finland in 1967.

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    Apr 6, 2015, 17:20 PM

    Methods to acquire more stamps for your collection

    How you add new stamps to your collection is determined by what you actually collect.

  • Apr 1, 2015, 22:26 PM

    By Topic - April 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the April 20 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

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    Mar 23, 2015, 17:19 PM

    Is your stamp collection all caught up on its Zzzzzzs?

    The last few pages of stamp listings in Vol. 6 of the Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue contain the stamp-issuing countries beginning with the letter "Z."

  • Mar 1, 2015, 22:26 PM

    By Topic - March 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the March 16 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

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    Feb 23, 2015, 17:19 PM

    Making new stamps from old with overprints and surcharges

    "Overprint" is a term used to describe stamps that have additional printing added on top of the original image on the stamps.

  • Feb 1, 2015, 22:26 PM

    By Topic - February 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the February 16 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.

  • rc9_0126_big
    Jan 26, 2015, 17:19 PM

    Love is in the air and on postage stamps used on the mail

    In January 1973, the United States Postal Service issued the first U.S. Love stamp.

  • rc2_0112_big
    Jan 12, 2015, 17:18 PM

    Auctions offer an opportunity to obtain great stamps and covers

    Public auctions of stamps and covers take place nearly every week in the United States, and in cities all around the world.

  • Jan 1, 2015, 22:26 PM

    By Topic - January 2015

    The new stamp-issue listings from the Scott New Issues Update in the January 19 Linn's Stamp News Monthly Edition fall into the following popular topical collecting areas.