newsDifficult covers fun to collect, challenge to decipher: Stamp Collecting Basics
April 28, 2016 08:41 AMCollecting covers as postal history is a lot of fun, and it also can be quite challenging. The fun of covers, especially difficult ones, is in working out where they went, how they got there and why.
insightsStamps printed on colored papers can be intriguing to collect
April 14, 2016 11:07 AMIf you have been collecting stamps for a while, you will have noticed that most of them are printed on white paper. Every once in a while, however, you might find a stamp that seems to have been printed on colored paper, and this makes it stand out among the other stamps that live in your stamp albums.
newsNameless stamps of the Americas and Africa
April 01, 2016 02:17 PMExamples of stamps from Europe and Asia that do not have country names were addressed in previous Stamp Collecting Basics columns (March 21 and April 4 issues of Linn’s). Fewer stamps were issued without a country name from the Americas and Africa, and these two continents will be discussed in this column, beginning with the stamp in the first illustration.