World Stamps

November 17, 2017 03:00 PM

St. Thomas and Prince Islands stamps: Inside Linn's

Also in this issue is a feature on stamp mixtures and a column looking at how Canada commemorates disasters.

Postal Updates

November 17, 2017 12:15 AM

New details revealed about upright Jenny Invert distribution

When the inspector general staff came to Kansas City, they conducted an inventory of the upright Jenny Invert panes and found 22 were still at the facility.

US Stamps

November 17, 2017 09:32 AM

Breaking down Christmas seals: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, the USPS said its controllable loss for the year was $814 million, compared to $610 million in fiscal 2016.


November 17, 2017 09:00 AM

InterAsia auctions to conduct eight sales Dec. 4-7 offering classic and modern Asia treasures

The greatest rarity of the entire sale is the unissued 1967 stamp marking the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Jing Gangshan Revolutionary Base.


November 16, 2017 07:00 PM

Spink USA offers important rarities from Brazil, Russia in Dec. 6-7 auctions

The first of the two specialized Spink USA auctions offers Inclinados stamps of Brazil, including rarities on Bull's Eye paper.

US Stamps

November 16, 2017 03:30 PM

Readers, what do you think Columbus saw?

Both winners will receive Linn’s Stamp Identifier published by Amos Media Co., or a 13-week subscription to Linn’s (a new subscription or an extension).

US Stamps

November 16, 2017 11:45 AM

Early Christmas card in an envelope was sent in December 1882

The card is not signed by the printer or artist, but with its silk decoration around the outside and multicolor printing, it must have cost a pretty penny.

US Stamps

November 15, 2017 02:45 PM

Life as contemplated via postage stamps

Patton struggled with thoughts of suicide, but it was the stamp that pulled her away from those thoughts.

US Stamps

November 15, 2017 12:15 AM

Holiday issues, convertible booklet panes assigned Scott catalog numbers

Among the issues receiving new Scott catalog numbers are four stamps that depict Ezra Jack Keats’ classic children’s book, The Snowy Day.

US Stamps

November 15, 2017 10:09 AM

Back-of-the-book issues are always suitable for any collection

This stamp is a good buy in all grades very fine or better at the Scott catalog values.

Postal Updates

November 15, 2017 09:05 AM

Postal Service blames revenue shortfall on declining letter volume

The USPS said its controllable loss for the year was $814 million compared to $610 million in fiscal 2016.

US Stamps

November 14, 2017 03:20 PM

APS/APRL Nov. 14 joint board meeting: staff updates, budget, more

The meeting lasted slightly less than one hour and included farewells to APS expertizing director Mercer Bristow and librarian Tara Murray.

World Stamps

November 14, 2017 12:07 AM

UNPA overprints Samba pane for show

The overprinted pane was issued Oct. 24, the first day of the Brasilia 2017 specialized world stamp exhibition held Oct. 24-27 in Brasilia, Brazil.

US Stamps

November 13, 2017 02:00 PM

Christmas seal collecting goes beyond obtaining each year’s single seal

In the early years, the different design types can be traced back to the fact that multiple printers were needed to produce seals for national distribution.

World Stamps

November 13, 2017 09:15 AM

Menorah shines bright on Canada’s Nov. 20 Hanukkah stamp

Canada’s Hanukkah stamp was designed by Angela Brown Carter of Entro Communications, a 50-year-old firm with offices in Toronto and Calgary.

World Stamps

November 10, 2017 03:30 PM

Canada Post announced its 2018 stamp program

Canada Post revealed its stamp program for 2018 on Nov. 10.

World Stamps

November 10, 2017 03:00 PM

Guatemala’s iconic Quetzal stamp designs: Inside Linn's

Also in this issue are articles reviewing modern American Bank Note proofs and how to service U.S.-Canada Hockey joint issue FDCs.

US Stamps

November 10, 2017 01:35 PM

What exactly are Christmas seals?

Also included on the inside of the flyer are statistics that show the decline in deaths from tuberculous from 1904.


November 10, 2017 12:06 AM

David Feldman Dec. 5-9 auction series in Geneva features worldwide postal history and stamp rarities

Feldman is offering an auction series Dec. 5-9 that is documented in nine separate catalogs broadly encompassing the world of stamps and postal history.

World Stamps

November 10, 2017 12:45 AM

Vatican City’s 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation stamp

The Vatican City will issue its commemorative stamp marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Nov. 23.