Editorial Insights

New book salutes our nation’s stamp collection New book 'Every Stamp Tells A Story' salutes our nation’s stamp collection
A copy of Every Stamp Tells a Story: The National Philatelic Collection recently landed on my desk. (Read more...)

Linn Jenny Invert stamps, 1856 1¢ Magenta among Linn’s top headlines for 2014
From the record-breaking sale of the British Guiana 1¢ Magenta to searches for the elusive $2 upright Jenny Invert pane of six, 2014 made for a year that shone a bright spotlight on stamp collecting. (Read more...)

New opportunity on Linn’s editorial staff; Bigalke new 'American Philatelist' editor
On page 21 of this issue, there is an advertisement announcing an opening on the Linn’s Stamp News editorial staff. (Read more...)

New edition of Scott U.S. errors catalog is a must have New edition of Scott U.S. errors catalog is a must have
The new and improved 16th edition of the Scott Catalogue of Errors on U.S. Postage Stamps is now at hand. (Read more...)

To list or not list recent U.S. imperforate stamps To list or not list recent U.S. imperforate stamps or varieties
I have read the numerous letters to the editor in Linn’s Stamp News regarding the subject of the imperforate press sheets being issued by the United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

Editing, valuing for the 2016 Scott catalogs is well underway; market generally stable
Vol.1 of the 2016 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue will not be published until next April, about five months from now as I write in early November. (Read more...)

Editor’s Insights: Holographic stamps, stationery New book compiles information about hundreds of holographic stamps, stationery
In 1988, Austria broke new ground in the stamp world when it issued the first stamp featuring a holographic image (Scott 1441). (Read more...)

Stamp services acting director Tackett makes information sharing a top priority
On Nov. 4, the United States Postal Service conducted a teleconference with the Linn’s editorial staff and other members of the philatelic press. (Read more...)

Stamps have carried more than just letters in the mail Stamps have carried more than just letters in the mail
Not so many years ago, when postal regulations weren’t quite so demanding, stamps were used to mail all manner of items, not just letters. (Read more...)

Let’s not throw traditional stamps into the CSAC dumpster Let’s not throw traditional stamps into the CSAC dumpster
I am yesterday’s lunch in the world of creating United States postage stamps, but I still care deeply about their subjects and how they portray America. (Read more...)

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