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Architectural pioneer honored in the Black Heritage series Architectural pioneer honored in the Black Heritage series
The long-running Black Heritage commemorative stamp series from the United States Postal Service will continue Feb. 12 with a new stamp honoring architect and educator Robert Robinson Taylor. (Read more...)

USPS spokesman comments on upright Jenny Invert pane distribution
United States Postal Service spokesman Mark Saunders responded to Linn's Stamp News editor Charles Snee's editorial  (Read more...)

Knowledge is power: a powerful adage that stamp collectors should keep in mind
On page 1 of the Jan. 26 issue, we reported the discovery of a new die-cutting-omitted error of a United States Flag and Fireworks coil stamp. (Read more...)

Born Jan. 23: John Hancock Born Jan. 23: John Hancock
The first patriot to sign the Declaration of Independence added a signature so bold that it has become the single act for which he is best known. (Read more...)

Gross revealed as upright Jenny pane buyer in ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ stamp hobby report Gross revealed as upright Jenny pane buyer in ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ stamp hobby report
CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Rita Braver revealed in her Jan. 18 story about stamp collecting that PIMCO investment firm founder and philanthropist William H (Read more...)

Richmond collector in CBS spotlight Richmond collector in CBS spotlight
David B. Robinson is a CPA who also pilots a tour boat in Richmond, Va., and works as a part-time stamp dealer. (Read more...)

Classic Stamps of the World: Semipostals raised funds to keep Dutch art in homeland Classic Stamps of the World: Semipostals raised funds to keep Dutch art in homeland
After much quarreling between the United States Postal Service and Congress, U.S. semipostal stamps (stamps sold at a price greater than the postal value, with the surtax used for a special purpose, usually charitable) emerged only relatively recently, in 1998, with a stamp supporting breast cancer research (Read more...)

The Onion takes a jab at the U.S. Postal Service and its customers The Onion takes a jab at the U.S. Postal Service and its customers
The United States Postal Service has made the pages of The Onion (or at least its website). (Read more...)

Born Jan. 22: Rosa Ponselle Born Jan. 22: Rosa Ponselle
Rosa Ponselle, born Jan. 22, 1897, was honored on a 32¢ United States commemorative stamp in 1997, as part of the Opera Singers set in the American Music series (Read more...)

Great Britain Philately: Britain celebrated royal marriages on commemoratives Great Britain Philately: Britain celebrated royal marriages on commemoratives
The marriages of the royals, as the royal family are popularly known in Great Britain, have been commemorated on postage stamps (Read more...)

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