July 20, 2018 12:00 AM

Dissecting an 1863 cash war permit: Inside Linn’s

Also, Swiss coil stamps and an app for the 2018 APS Stampshow.

July 19, 2018 11:30 AM

June APS Summer Seminar event highlights Statue of Freedom stamps

Express Mail flat and Statue of Freedom ceremony program souvenirs of Summer Seminar event.

July 19, 2018 10:00 AM

Americover FDC show runs Aug. 3-5 near Atlanta

The American First Day Cover Society is hosting its 63rd annual Americover show Aug. 3-5.

July 19, 2018 08:45 AM

After 24 years, USPS ends sales of $5 Washington Jackson stamp

The United States Postal Service is taking the $5 Washington and Jackson stamp off sale on July 31.

July 18, 2018 08:00 AM

Look for used United States Borah Peak and Scout Emblem airmail postal card

In-period use is required, and there is no interest in uprated cards. Unusual destinations can increase value.

July 17, 2018 11:40 AM

Sept. 13 ceremony for First Responders stamp

A postal tribute to emergency responders will be issued in Montana Sept. 13 at the U.S. Forest Service’s Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center.

July 16, 2018 09:45 AM

Cowboy artist featured in painting on Montana stamp

It is not just some anonymous cowboy sitting atop the horse in the United States 25¢ Montana Statehood Centennial stamp (Scott 2401) issued Jan. 15, 1989.

July 16, 2018 09:30 AM

Scott catalog courses at APS Stampshow 2018

At the American Philatelic Society Stampshow 2018, Aug. 9-12 in Columbus, Ohio, there will be two presentations related to the Scott catalog.

July 13, 2018 11:30 AM

Meet the sculptor behind the $3.6 million settlement: Inside Linn’s

Also, take a walk through the stamps for the short-lived Provisional Government of Western Thrace.

July 13, 2018 10:30 AM

Ready for a little abracadabra? U.S. Art of Magic stamps Aug. 7

The Art of Magic stamps feature digital illustrations that depict “five classic tricks magicians use to amaze and delight audiences,” according to the Postal Service.

July 11, 2018 01:45 PM

John Lennon first-day event planned for Central Park

A time and location has been revealed for the Sept. 7 first-day ceremony for the United States John Lennon forever stamps.

July 10, 2018 09:00 AM

Most June contest entries — but not all — avoided politics

Several entries referenced the 1947 Monaco airmail stamp that shows FDR with an extra finger on his left hand.

July 09, 2018 10:00 AM

Reporting on Postal Service stamp product information

Editor-in-chief Jay Bigalke addresses recent changes regarding the way the U.S. Postal Service releases new product information, and announces a new weekly feature.

July 09, 2018 09:30 AM

Plate varieties found on Fourth Bureau Issue

Plate variety collecting is a deep and rich field that can provide hours of fun. In this week's U.S. Stamp Notes, John M. Hotchner takes a look at a plate scratch and double transfer.

July 06, 2018 02:00 PM

Scott assigns one number to 2018 federal duck stamp

The United States $25 Mallards federal duck stamp issued in three different formats on June 29 is essentially one stamp, according to Scott editors.

July 06, 2018 11:15 AM

World War I forever stamp debuts July 27 in Kansas City

The United States Postal Service will issue a single forever stamp July 27 to pay tribute to America’s important contributions to the Allied victory in World War I.

July 02, 2018 11:00 AM

Scott editors assign numbers to Sally Ride, U.N. stamps

These new Scott catalog numbers were assigned to U.S. and U.N. stamps issued during the past month.

June 29, 2018 10:30 AM

George Linn added to Linn’s cover as publication receives new look

Illustrator Mark Summers creates scratchboard art featured on the new cover design for Linn’s Stamp News starting with the July 16, 2018 issue.

June 29, 2018 09:30 AM

Identifying 4¢ blue Columbian errors

Never buy a 4¢ Columbian blue (instead of aquamarine) error without a certificate with a photo and description that match the stamp.

June 29, 2018 08:30 AM

APS and ATA present dragon-themed Stampshow

StampShow/National Topical Stamp Show 2018 will take place Aug. 9-12 in Columbus, Ohio, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.