Sing out! Carolers on stamps

December 01, 2017 05:00 PM

On a 2016 stamp from Antigua and Barbuda (Scott 3323) three Klingons, the hostile, warrior aliens from the Star Trek series, joyfully belt out a carol.


Kosovo’s Mother Teresa stamp wins award for best religious issue of 2017

November 25, 2017 08:15 AM

The design by Dijana Toskas and Hilmijeta Apuk shows a portrait of Mother Teresa praying and includes words from her poem Farewell.


Dragons pictured on British stamps since 1929: Inside Linn's

November 24, 2017 03:00 PM

Also in this issue are features exploring covers related to the postal optical character reader and postage dues.


Switzerland adds an extra dimension to its Christmas Carols stamps

November 22, 2017 05:00 PM

Swiss Post is taking the Christmas stamp craze one step further by letting you hear the actual carols. The four stamps were issued Nov. 15.


With collectors, these colonial stamps will simply never go out of style

November 21, 2017 04:30 PM

The set is a good buy at the Scott Standard catalog values, especially in mint never-hinged condition and very fine grade.


Royal Mail honors 70th wedding anniversary on souvenir sheet

November 21, 2017 10:32 AM

The six stamps in the souvenir sheet are arranged in three se-tenant (side-by-side) pairs, with each pair including a first-class stamp and a £1.57 stamp.


Washing machine and new postal emblem on Slovenia’s stamps

November 20, 2017 09:55 AM

Two of the stamps showing food are part of the Gastronomy series. The other stamp is the first in a new series called Slovenes in the World.


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

November 17, 2017 03:00 PM

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


UNPA overprints Samba pane for show

November 14, 2017 12:07 AM

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.


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

November 13, 2017 09:15 AM

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


Canada Post announced its 2018 stamp program

November 10, 2017 03:30 PM

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


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

November 10, 2017 03:00 PM

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


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

November 10, 2017 12:45 AM

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


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

November 10, 2017 08:00 AM

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


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

November 09, 2017 05:15 PM

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.


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

November 08, 2017 08:30 AM

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


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

November 07, 2017 08:00 PM

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


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

November 07, 2017 04:30 PM

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


Canada commemorates Halifax Harbor disaster

November 06, 2017 12:15 AM

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.


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

November 03, 2017 03:00 PM

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


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

November 03, 2017 08:40 AM

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