• rc8_0324_big
    Mar 24, 2014, 09:33 AM

    Set parameters, be selective to collect classics on a budget

    A subject collector seeks out stamps that show one specific subject.

  • rc4_0310_big
    Mar 10, 2014, 09:51 AM

    An essential stamp hobby tool: selecting and using stamp tongs

    Stamp tongs are special grasping tools that collectors use to handle their stamps.

  • Mar 1, 2014, 17:26 PM

    By Topic - March 2014

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

  • rc6_0224_big
    Feb 24, 2014, 08:17 AM

    Technology has always revolutionized moving the mail

    The delivery of postal mail continues to evolve.

  • rc9_0210_big
    Feb 10, 2014, 08:27 AM

    Recipe for winter fun: mix two or more hobbies, stir well

    The coin-collector (or numismatic) part of the project could expand to select quarters manufactured at both the Philadelphia and Denver Mints, as well as proof coins.

  • Feb 1, 2014, 17:26 PM

    By Topic - February 2014

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

  • rc6_0113_big
    Jan 13, 2014, 08:36 AM

    Collecting an uncommonly common stamp from South Africa

    Beyond the appearance of such stamps that catch our eye, there also may be subtle or not-so-subtle varieties of them.

  • Jan 1, 2014, 17:26 PM

    By Topic - January 2014

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

  • us-2013-rosa-parks-stamp
    Dec 31, 2013, 16:45 PM

    2013 U.S. Stamp Program

    The 2013 U.S. Stamp Program contains information about all of the U.S. Postal Service products released during 2013, including those honoring the Emancipation Proclamation and the Year of the Snake.

  • united-nations-2013-space-stamp
    Dec 31, 2013, 06:44 AM

    2013 U.N. Stamp Program

    The 2013 U.N. Stamp Program contains information about all of the U.N. Postal Service products released during 2013, including those honoring Greetings from New York and Space.

  • canada-2013-queen-elizabeth-ii-stamp
    Dec 31, 2013, 06:21 AM

    2013 Canada Stamp Program

    The 2013 Canada Stamp Program contains up-to-date information about stamps and postal stationery from Canada Post.

  • rc4_1209_big
    Dec 9, 2013, 06:07 AM

    What treasures might be undetected in your collections?

    Figure 1 illustrates an 1816 stampless cover that was forgotten in an album containing worldwide stampless covers. I had not looked at them for a while, and probably had not looked at many of them very carefully to begin with.

  • Dec 1, 2013, 17:26 PM

    By Topic - December 2013

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

  • rc2_1111_big
    Nov 12, 2013, 06:51 AM

    Combine collecting and creativity to make your own album pages

    There is expense associated with buying and updating albums, of course, as there is with the pursuit of any hobby.

  • Nov 1, 2013, 18:26 PM

    By Topic - November 2013

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

  • rc6_1028_big
    Oct 28, 2013, 08:16 AM

    What the world needs now: Postage stamps that interact with us

    Each stamp design asks a trivia question related to South African history, with golden oval of scratch-to-remove ink.

  • Oct 1, 2013, 18:26 PM

    By Topic - October 2013

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

  • rc3_0923_big
    Sep 23, 2013, 08:52 AM

    Common sense and good tools keep stamps clean and undamaged

    By their nature, stamps are fragile items. A little bit of negligence can cause a lot of heartache — but that is something you can control and avoid.

  • rc7_0909_big
    Sep 9, 2013, 09:06 AM

    Italian stamp project teaches language, art and mail methods

    One compelling reason for having a worldwide stamp collection is that there will always be something else of interest to collect and to learn about.

  • Sep 1, 2013, 18:26 PM

    By Topic - September 2013

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