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Middle East Stamps: Overprinted Transjordan stamps Stamps of the Hejaz overprinted for use in Transjordan
The last Hejaz stamp set overprinted for use in Transjordan was issued Aug. 2, 1925 (Jordan Scott 122-129). The stamp set is relatively easy to assemble, but what makes this issue interesting is the different varieties. (Read more...)

First-Day Covers: ArtCraft cachet line celebrates its 75th Popular ArtCraft cachet line celebrates its 75th anniversary
Seventy-five years ago this month, the Washington Stamp Exchange in Newark, N.J., launched a new cachet line called ArtCraft. (Read more...)

Editor Consider becoming a blogger for Linns.com
Later this year, we will roll out a brand-new Linns.com website. (Read more...)

A surprise alliance to save the United States Postal Service
There was more than a little irony in the latest twist in the Congressional drama over how to help the financially beleaguered United States Postal Service. (Read more...)

Harvey Milk ceremony at White House Harvey Milk ceremony at White House
The May 22 first-day ceremony for the upcoming United States forever stamp honoring gay rights activist Harvey Milk (1930-78) will take place at the White House. (Read more...)

Second example of once-unique error found, to be auctioned Second example of once-unique error found, to be auctioned
A second example of a once-unique United States stamp error has come to light. (Read more...)

Schuyler Rumsey auction at Westpex stamp show Schuyler Rumsey auction at Westpex show includes Feldman inland waterways collection
Schuyler Rumsey will present a series of auctions April 24-27 at the annual Westpex stamp show. (Read more...)

Message in a German beer bottle delivered Message in a German beer bottle delivered after one century
The International Maritime Museum of Hamburg, Germany, reports the recent discovery of what it calls the oldest message in a bottle ever found. (Read more...)

Ireland’s An Post plans exhibition center Ireland’s An Post plans exhibition center
The postal administration of Ireland, An Post, announced in late March that the Dublin city council has approved development of An Post’s extended exhibition and interpretive center named GPO: Witness History. (Read more...)

Bulk mail: another caution signal for USPS
An effort to spread bulk mail deliveries more evenly might have hit an obstacle. (Read more...)

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