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Canadian country music stamps revealed Country music stamps revealed: includes four living legends
Five Canadian legends of country music will be honored July 31 on new commemorative permanent stamps from Canada Post. The five stamps feature musicians Shania Twain, Tommy Hunter, Hank Snow, k.d. lang and Renee Martel. (Read more...)

Unique British Guiana 1¢ Magenta stamp sells Unique British Guiana 1¢ Magenta stamp sells
The world's most legendary postage stamp, the unique 1856 British Guiana 1¢ Magenta, was auctioned June 17 at Sotheby’s in New York City for a record-shattering $9.48 million. (Read more...)

British Guiana 1¢ Magenta stories British Guiana 1¢ Magenta stories
Read the saga of the 1¢ British Guiana stamp, to be auctioned June 17 by Sotheby’s, as covered by Linn’s Stamp News in recent months. (Read more...)

Fort McHenry stamp Sept. 13
The United States Postal Service will issue its Fort McHenry commemorative forever stamp Sept. 13 in Baltimore, Md. (Read more...)

Mike Myers stamp in upcoming Canadian Comedians set Mike Myers stamp in upcoming Canadian Comedians set
Actor and comedian Mike Myers will soon receive Canadian honors when his new stamp debuts in late August or early September. The stamp is part of a set for Canadian comedians; the other honorees have not yet been named by Canada Post. (Read more...)

Two press sheets sold out; others to go off sale Arizona Memorial, Potter press sheets sold out; others to go off sale
Two recent press sheets issued by the United States Postal Service have sold out. (Read more...)

From the Scott Editors: Value changes in Vol. 3 Thousands of German, British and Italian value changes in Vol. 3 of the 2015 Scott
There are a large number of value changes among the listings for Germany, Great Britain and Italy in Vol. 3 of the 2015 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue, which contains stamp listings for countries of the world G through I. (Read more...)

Four Farmers Market forever stamps in August Four Farmers Market forever stamps in August
Four delectable new United States Farmers Markets forever stamps will be issued in August. The stamp designs were revealed by the Postal Service in late May. (Read more...)

Civil War 1864 stamps revealed Civil War 1864 stamps revealed
Two United States Civil War: 1864 commemorative forever stamps will be issued July 30 with first-day ceremonies in both battle locations. Details of the events have not been announced. (Read more...)

Four paintings on Hudson River School forever stamps Four paintings on Hudson River School forever stamps
The preliminary designs for the United States Hudson River School commemorative forever stamps to be issued Aug. 21 were revealed in mid-May by the American Philatelic Society. (Read more...)

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