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Born April 21: John Muir Born April 21: John Muir
The conservationist John Muir was born in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland, on April 21, 1838. When Muir was 11, the devoutly religious family moved to Wisconsin, where Muir would attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison, taking classes that would inform his later writings about the natural world (Read more...)

Monday Morning Brief | Maya Angelou
Watch as Linn’s Stamp News editor Chad Snee applauds the Postal Service’s decision not to reissue the Maya Angelou stamp despite the quote misattribution (Read more...)

Born April 20: Daniel Chester French Born April 20: Daniel Chester French
Daniel Chester French, born April 20, 1850, was a prominent sculptor honored on a United States stamp in 1940, less than 10 years after his death in 1931. The 5¢ stamp (Scott 887) is from the American Artists set in the Famous Americans series. (Read more...)

Born April 19: Roger Sherman Born April 19: Roger Sherman
Roger Sherman, born April 19, 1721, in Massachusetts, was a Founding Father of the United States, and served on the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence. (Read more...)

Born April 18: Leopold Stokowski Born April 18: Leopold Stokowski
The 32¢ stamp honoring conductor Leopold Stokowski (Scott 3158) was issued Sept. 12, 1997, in the eight-stamp Classical Composers and Conductors set of the American Music series. (Read more...)

Postiljonen publishes new Postiljonen publishes new 'Fakes Forgeries & Experts Journal'
The release of the 18th edition of the Fakes Forgeries & Experts Journal, a publication that informs collectors about fakes and forged items and also explains how philatelic experts work, will coincides with the London 2015 Europhilex stamp exhibition taking place May 13-16 at the Business Design Centre, Islington, in London (Read more...)

Kelleher sales offering aerophilately, Ryukyus, Canada, more Kelleher sales offering aerophilately, Ryukyus, Canada, more
A burned cover from the 1937 crash of the German airship Hindenburg is among the items offered in an upcoming auction by Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions. (Read more...)

Finland puts its rock stars on new stamps: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

1st 2016 Scott eCatalogue released, new Water Lilies envelopes detailed: Week 1st 2016 Scott eCatalogue released, new Water Lilies envelopes detailed: Week's Most Read
It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news. (Read more...)

Kudos to U.S. Postal Service for its decision not to reissue Maya Angelou forever stamp Kudos to U.S. Postal Service for its decision not to reissue Maya Angelou forever stamp
Stamp collecting has received a good deal of coverage in the mainstream media of late, courtesy of a misattributed quote that appears on the United States Maya Angelou forever stamp issued April 7. (Read more...)

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