World Stamps

October 22, 2017 10:00 AM

U.N. offers wordy tribute to human rights declaration

A new souvenir sheet from the United Nations Postal Administration includes the full text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its preamble in English, German and French.

World Stamps

October 21, 2017 02:30 PM

New Zealand created special seedless version of Grow Your Own stamps

The seed and seedless versions of the souvenir sheet appear similar because an image of the seed paper has been printed on the stamps.

World Stamps

October 20, 2017 02:00 PM

BIOT language challenge; 'ford to Kansas 5' cover

Also in the Nov. 6 issue, author Paul Albright notes that the close examination of a cover was prompted by its auxiliary markings.

US Stamps

October 20, 2017 02:30 PM

2016 certified mail cover serves as artifact of IBM-sponsored mail transit time study

The United States Postal Service, keenly aware of this, regularly measures how quickly first-class letters reach their destination.

US Stamps

October 20, 2017 12:30 AM

USPS takes a bow at Museum stamp event Oct. 13 in Washington, D.C.

Too many Americans have a “distorted view” of the country’s history, and the USPS hopes to raise awareness of the new museum, and embrace that history.

news

October 20, 2017 09:00 AM

The Bay Area stamp that's well worth its heavy price tag: Week's Most Read

Also this week, The U.N. released their 2018 stamp program - which is always much anticipated.

US Stamps

October 20, 2017 08:00 AM

Triangular ad mail provides a glimpse into the past; Bruno Hauptmann

There seem to be few survivors of any given piece, as most of this mail was opened (or not) and then deposited in the nearest trash can.

World Stamps

October 19, 2017 02:30 PM

Corinphila auction to feature classic Swiss treasures, stamps and postal history from the Luder collection

The stamp on the cover includes the frame around the full design plus a segment of the stamp from the row above.

US Stamps

October 18, 2017 12:41 PM

This 1913 stamp marking the discovery of the San Francisco Bay is here for the taking

You should be able to find a strictly graded, mint never-hinged example of the 10¢ orange stamp in very fine grade for a bit less than Scott catalog value.

US Stamps

October 17, 2017 02:30 PM

U.S. Museum commemorative used on mail two weeks early in Arizona

The likelihood that the new stamp would be sold early grew significantly after the U.S. Postal Service announced an issue date and then postponed it.

World Stamps

October 17, 2017 10:51 AM

United Nations Postal Administration announces its 2018 stamp program

The UNPA 2018 stamp program will begin Jan. 12 with eight $1.15 stamps in the Flag series.

Auctions

October 16, 2017 11:00 AM

Bennett public auction Oct. 20: U.S. and worldwide

The Oct. 20 Matthew Bennett public auction of U.S. and worldwide material will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston.

US Stamps

October 16, 2017 09:18 AM

Editor’s Foreword to Philatelic Foreword; a nod to Linn’s legacy and hobby’s future

We at Amos Media Co. have a solid commitment to the stamp hobby and are determined to create new avenues to expand the hobby.

US Stamps

October 16, 2017 09:16 AM

‘Beautiful Blooms’ stamp art exhibit opens at National Postal Museum

The collection was started by the U.S. Post Office Department in the 1860s, and is currently on long-term loan to the museum.

US Stamps

October 16, 2017 09:02 AM

Second Alzheimer's stamp for artist Matt Mahurin

The prominent multimedia artist, whose work has appeared on the cover of Time magazine, is credited with the illustration on the upcoming semipostal.

Auctions

October 13, 2017 07:00 PM

Cherrystone auction Nov. 1-2 offers U.S. and worldwide rarities, postal history

The auction begins Wednesday morning with stamps of the United States 1847 issue and a selection of other U.S. classic stamps and proofs.

World Stamps

October 13, 2017 03:13 PM

ATA offers free spooky topical checklist

The American Topical Association's checklists are usually available to members only, but a special list is being offered to all for free.

World Stamps

October 13, 2017 03:00 PM

Switzerland’s national day, Grandpa’s mixture: Inside Linn’s

Also in the Oct. 30 issue, a collector’s question about a stamp inscribed in French and Arabic is answered in Collectors’ Forum.

World Stamps

October 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Ireland faces criticism for Che Guevara stamp; first printing sells out in less than a week

Criticism of the commemorative was swift, especially from the Cuban-American community.

US Stamps

October 13, 2017 09:45 AM

Upright Jenny in post office stamp buy, another USPS increase: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, we saw another increase from the USPS, along with an update on the happenings here at LSN.