World Stamps

Giant stamp mosaic enters Guinness Book of World Records: Morning Report

Mar 11, 2015, 6 AM

Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting.

1. World record stamp

Correos is now in the Guinness Book of World Records for creating the world's largest stamp mosaic in November. 

The project led by the Spanish postal service ended up as a 230,000-stamp mosaic laid out in the Martin Campena stadium in Malaga City, according ot Euro Weekly News.

2. Stamp Market Tips

"Many collectors have a warm spot in their hearts for colorful engraved colonial issues of the first half of the 20th century. We confess to sharing their affection for these issues."

3. Auction preview

"Two upcoming auctions from Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries in New York City feature items from "the back of the book": newspaper stamps, postage dues, special delivery stamps, United States possessions and more from the Daniel B. Curtis collection."

4. Yesterday's most-viewed post

Say goodbye to the lick-and-stick U.S. stamp

5. Being social