Turkey and Finland triumph in separate Europa stamp competitions

October 28, 2017 07:00 PM

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


United Nations honors Paris stamp fair on souvenir sheet of three

October 28, 2017 05:30 PM

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


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

October 27, 2017 03:00 PM

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.


Two-day UN Expo 17 opens in Bellefonte, Pa.

October 27, 2017 02:40 PM

Collectors traveled to the American Philatelic Center to take part in UN Expo 17, a stamp show and exhibition taking place Oct. 27-28.


Stamp hat-trick marks Toronto Maple Leafs centennial; souvenir sheet with fabric crest, coil shaped like puck

October 27, 2017 12:30 AM

A $5 fabric crest stamp, available only in a souvenir sheet, shows the Leafs’ logo from the sweater worn by legendary team captain "Teeder" Kennedy.


U.N. offers declaration on human rights: Week's Most Read

October 27, 2017 09:46 AM

Also this week, we ponder on whether a 5-cent refund would be paid by the USPS today.


At only 34 total stamps issued, this Horta Island set presents rare option for your collection

October 25, 2017 10:09 AM

Stamps of Horta are popular with Portugal collectors and classic stamp collectors.


U.N. offers wordy tribute to human rights declaration

October 24, 2017 09:00 AM

A new souvenir sheet from the United Nations Postal Administration includes the full text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its preamble in English, German and French.


South Korea continues stamp series showing the nature of the DMZ

October 23, 2017 01:30 PM

The first two stamps in this series were issued Nov. 22, 2016. Both of these 300-won stamps depict birds.


New Zealand created special seedless version of Grow Your Own stamps

October 21, 2017 12:30 AM

The seed and seedless versions of the souvenir sheet appear similar because an image of the seed paper has been printed on the stamps.


BIOT language challenge; 'ford to Kansas 5' cover

October 20, 2017 02:00 PM

Also in the Nov. 6 issue, author Paul Albright notes that the close examination of a cover was prompted by its auxiliary markings.


Corinphila auction to feature classic Swiss treasures, stamps and postal history from the Luder collection

October 19, 2017 02:30 PM

The stamp on the cover includes the frame around the full design plus a segment of the stamp from the row above.


United Nations Postal Administration announces its 2018 stamp program

October 17, 2017 10:51 AM

The UNPA 2018 stamp program will begin Jan. 12 with eight $1.15 stamps in the Flag series.


ATA offers free spooky topical checklist

October 13, 2017 03:13 PM

The American Topical Association's checklists are usually available to members only, but a special list is being offered to all for free.


Switzerland’s national day, Grandpa’s mixture: Inside Linn’s

October 13, 2017 03:00 PM

Also in the Oct. 30 issue, a collector’s question about a stamp inscribed in French and Arabic is answered in Collectors’ Forum.


Ireland faces criticism for Che Guevara stamp; first printing sells out in less than a week

October 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Criticism of the commemorative was swift, especially from the Cuban-American community.


Souvenir sheets show off landmarks, geographical features, giraffe

October 12, 2017 02:30 PM

Indonesia's new souvenir sheet contains a 10,000-rupiah stamp with a cartoonlike design showing a man holding a giant postcard and other landmarks.


Topical African butterfly stamp adds a valuable piece to your collection

October 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Its stamp-issuing policy since independence can only be described as out of control, adding some substance to this stamp, and your collection.


Smokey Bear collector strikes gold; sports-related stamps from Lebanon: Inside Linn’s

October 06, 2017 03:00 PM

Also in the Oct. 23 issue, a collector’s question about a Netherlands stamp is answered in Collectors’ Forum.


Australia Post issues reduced-rate ‘concession’ stamp

October 05, 2017 01:00 PM

Australia Post issued its first concession stamps March 24, 2014. Those featured a beach, along with a Kangaroo.


APS president may leave for U.S. education role

October 04, 2017 01:45 PM

Mick Zais could be resigning as president of the American Philatelic Society if he is confirmed as Donald Trump’s pick for a top education post.


Mystic donates stamps to student Holocaust project

October 03, 2017 09:00 AM

Each Holocaust project collage will include at least one dove stamp to represent the hope for peace and the end of discrimination and bullying.


Saar’s history and limited number of issues make it collectible

October 02, 2017 09:00 AM

Their history is interesting, many of the designs are attractive, and you will be surprised at how quickly you can complete these pages in your album.


UN Expo 17 welcomes collectors to Bellefonte, Pa.

October 01, 2017 04:00 PM

The two-day show is sponsored by United Nations Philatelists Inc., in association with the American Philatelic Society.
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