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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...)

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...)

Modern U.S. Mail: Commercial mail receiving agencies cannot use Postal Service forwarding Modern U.S. Mail: Commercial mail receiving agencies cannot use Postal Service forwarding
I am developing an exhibit that presents the history of the treatment of unmailable and undeliverable United States domestic first-class mail. (Read more...)

24¢ Jenny Invert in Michael E. Aldrich auction at Aripex show 24¢ Jenny Invert in Michael E. Aldrich auction at Aripex show
Michael E. Aldrich Inc. will auction the Thomas W. Sale Jr. stamp collection of United States and worldwide inverted centers and errors, freaks and oddities on Feb. 21 in conjunction with the Aripex stamp show in Mesa, Ariz. (Read more...)

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