March 31, 2018 09:00 AM

Jesus and the Crucifixion grace Vatican and Slovakian Easter stamps

Easter stamps issued March 15 by Croatia and Feb. 6 by Vatican City represent the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus, respectively.

March 29, 2018 09:15 AM

Decorated eggs dominate Polish, Slovenia Easter stamps

The stamp design also includes flowers in gold above the egg and a small goose in gold in the lower right.

March 28, 2018 10:30 AM

New Brazilian stamps honor water forum and promote the protection of pets

Brazil Correios described the design of the stamp as featuring the forum’s logo resting on a background of wavy lines that simulate the flow of water.

March 27, 2018 10:30 AM

Royal Mail issues four new Machins and 16 country definitive stamps

Four of the stamps are Machins featuring the bas-relief portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Arnold Machin. This portrait has been used on Britain’s stamps since 1967.

March 27, 2018 10:27 AM

More commemoratives for the centennial of Britain’s Royal Air Force

Like Great Britain’s Royal Mail, the postal administrations of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey are recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force on stamps issued this year.

March 27, 2018 08:45 AM

Bird, a lamb, and eggs grace new Easter stamp from Hungary

Hungary issued a nondenominated, domestic-rate definitive stamp March 2 for Easter greetings.

March 22, 2018 01:15 PM

Collecting Tahiti stamps: Inside Linn’s

Also included in this issue is a feature on embossed stamps from the Victorian era and analysis of an 1862 cover containing a poem for the address.

March 22, 2018 09:30 AM

Royal Mail pays tribute to 100 years of air force with 10 aircraft stamps

Great Britain’s Royal Mail recognized the world’s oldest independent air force in a new stamp set issued March 20.

March 21, 2018 11:00 AM

Look for stunning Spanish Guinea engraved set

The beautifully engraved designs, brilliant colors, and nostalgia for youthful collecting all combine to put them top of the list.

March 20, 2018 09:15 AM

Machin stamp APS course May 10 in Oregon

This day-long course is being taught by Steve McGill and Larry Rosenblum.

March 20, 2018 09:00 AM

Finland showcases Easter traditions on stamps

Children portray Easter traditions celebrated in Finland on stamps issued Feb. 28.

March 20, 2018 08:00 AM

London Postal Museum is great for families; exhibits help connect with the mails in fun way

The new Postal Museum in London, England, officially opened to the public July 28, 2017.

March 16, 2018 03:00 PM

Lady Liberty on stamps: Inside Linn’s

Also included in this issue is an enticing Kitchen Table Philately mixture and a look at the Great Britain stamp identifier.

March 16, 2018 10:00 AM

Charming United Nations stamp designs promote universal health coverage

The WHO and its programs have been honored on numerous stamps from the United Nations and from countries around the world.

March 14, 2018 02:30 PM

Isle of Man Post Office remembers Stephen Hawking

The Isle of Man Post Office recalls the privilege of recording the physicist’s accomplishments on postage stamps in July 2016.

March 13, 2018 06:30 PM

Malawi bird stamp set a bargain if you find one

Malawi has issued several attractive sets of stamps depicting birds that are in great demand from topical collectors.

March 09, 2018 12:30 AM

Costa Rica’s surcharged issues and forgery: Inside Linn's

Also included in this issue is the genesis of U.S. essays and proofs and a look at King Michael's legacy as depicted on Romanian stamps.

March 09, 2018 11:00 AM

Canada Post recognizes accomplished illustrators; set of five permanent-rate stamps to be issued April 5

The works of five successful Canadian artists are featured on a Canada Post five-stamp issue available April 5.

March 07, 2018 09:00 AM

Portugal franchise stamps a solid buy

Franchise stamps differ from Official stamps and military stamps in that they are issued to nongovernmental organizations.

March 06, 2018 09:00 AM

All aboard! 2019 Scott catalog covers feature trains

Trains are the featured theme of the 2019 Scott catalog covers.

March 05, 2018 07:30 AM

Royal Philatelic Society London reveals new location

The Royal Philatelic Society London has purchased new premises within the city and plans to move in by June 2019 after completing renovation.

March 02, 2018 11:45 AM

Town collections provide an opportunity to make philately relatable to a new audience

Collections of this type aren’t limited to a strict hometown focus.

March 02, 2018 10:30 AM

Liechtenstein Trades and Crafts series draws to a close

A hammer, knife and pliers and other tools used by a traditional shoemaker are illustrated on the 1.80fr stamp.

March 02, 2018 08:00 AM

Another redesign for Spanish Andorra definitives

The latest design change was introduced Jan. 2 on a nondenominated domestic-rate stamp.

March 01, 2018 03:00 PM

Greenland ends sports stamp series with three issues

The new stamps show the arm pull, 50 ore; two foot high kick, 14.50 krone; and pole push, 28.50kr.

March 01, 2018 12:00 AM

Barbados in the spotlight: Inside Linn's

Also included in this issue is a look at a Swedish small-town collection and a Saudi Arabia stamp mystery.