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Michael Rogers merges with Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions
The firm of Daniel F. Kelleher, one of philately’s oldest names, has announced a merger with Michael Rogers, a leader in the burgeoning field of Asian philately. (Read more...)

Linn’s digital archive available July 1 Linn’s digital archive available July 1
Effective July 1, the Linn’s Stamp News digital archive housed on the Mattercast digital platform is once again available to subscribers. (Read more...)

Janis Joplin stamp design revealed Janis Joplin stamp design revealed, to be issued Aug. 8
The design of the Janis Joplin forever stamp to be issued in August was revealed by the United States Postal Service in late June. The image was pictured in the Quarter 3 issue of the USPS USA Philatelic catalog for stamp collectors. (Read more...)

First upright $2 Jenny Invert pane auctioned First upright $2 Jenny Invert pane auctioned; fourth 24¢ Jenny Invert single sold in 45 days
Two very different versions of the famous United States Jenny Invert error were successfully auctioned within minutes of each other during the June 26 Rarities of the World sale by Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries in New York City. (Read more...)

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...)

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