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.

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.

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.

November 10, 2017 03:30 PM

Canada Post announced its 2018 stamp program

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

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.

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.

November 10, 2017 08:00 AM

Britain’s new Christmas stamps feature children’s designs and famous paintings

Four of the stamps show the two winning entries in a children’s design competition, and eight stamps reproduce Madonna and Child paintings.

November 09, 2017 05:15 PM

From sea to rails and France to Gambia; readers share their collecting interests

Starting a collection at an early age is a familiar story for most of us. Charles Vengrove said he became a worldwide stamp collector at age 5.

November 08, 2017 08:30 AM

Canada features animals and 16th-century painting on Christmas stamps

The sacred, or traditional, stamp, shows a 16th-century painting Adoration of the Shepherds attributed to Florentine artist Tommaso di Stefano Lunetti.

November 07, 2017 08:00 PM

When it comes to topical stamps, this 1965 Malaysian issue ranks near the top

Peninsular Malaysia occupies the southernmost part of the Asian continent, while East Malaysia occupies the northern part of the island, Borneo.

November 07, 2017 04:30 PM

Italian stamps celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday have arrived

The first stamp shows Mickey Mouse in the 1928 animated film Steamboat Willie created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks.

November 06, 2017 12:15 AM

Canada commemorates Halifax Harbor disaster

On Nov. 6, Canada Post issued a stamp recalling the devastating explosion that rocked the Nova Scotia port of Halifax at 9:04 a.m. on Dec. 6, 1917.

November 03, 2017 03:00 PM

Postal history of the revolution in South Arabia 1963-68: Inside Linn's

Also in this issue are articles on Canada's first stamps and the short-lived Stockholm City Post.

November 03, 2017 08:40 AM

‘Freaks & Errors: A Rare Collection’ documentary premiere at Monacophil 2017

Filmmaker Mark Cwiakala, the movie’s executive creative director, told Linn’s Stamp News that he is now looking to partner with a distributor.

October 28, 2017 07:00 PM

Turkey and Finland triumph in separate Europa stamp competitions

Third place went to Moldova’s 11-leu stamp depicting Mimi Castle, built in the late 19th century and recently restored.

October 28, 2017 05:30 PM

United Nations honors Paris stamp fair on souvenir sheet of three

Designed by Sergio Baradat of the United Nations, the sheet highlights Paris’ famous architecture and art.

October 27, 2017 04:18 PM

Get on good terms with the language of stamp collecting

Become familiar with terms used in stamp collecting. They will help you communicate more effectively with dealers and other collectors.

October 27, 2017 04:07 PM

Papua New Guinea surcharges appear in 2014-15 for new rates

In early January 2014, Papua New Guinea’s Post PNG decided to increase the supply of its 1.30-kina local rate postage stamps by revaluing obsolete 1.20k stamps. While there were 5-toea and 10t stamps from previous issues, some post offices had already run out of these denominations due to previous increases, thus the decision to surcharge stamps.

October 27, 2017 04:07 PM

Monkey King to shine on Canada Lunar New Year stamps

The Year of the Monkey is the eighth issue in Canada Post’s current 12-year Lunar New Year series, which began with Year of the Ox stamps in 2009 (Scott 2296-2297). The 2016 Year of the Monkey issue has two separate release dates: Jan. 11 for the permanent domestic letter-rate stamp (85¢), and Feb. 1 for the $2.50 international-rate stamp.

October 27, 2017 03:00 PM

Newfoundland’s Minnesota airmail stamp misstep: Inside Linn's

Also in the Nov. 13 issue, columnist Matthew Healey looks at an early postcard that depicts an unissued King Edward VII £5 stamp within a collage design.