Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting.
1. The New Yorker weighs in on Maya
Here's how The New Yorker's Ian Crouch ends his breakdown of the Maya Angelou stamp controversy:
"In an odd way, the stamp is a physical representation of digital culture: an Internet-quotation controversy captured in American postage. And with its photo-realistic portrait and contested quotation, it looks more like a meme than a monument."
2. Online Scott Catalogue available
The online, or eCatalogue, version of the Vol. 1 of the 2016 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue is now available for purchase.
3. Water Lilies envelope details
Two new United States Water Lilies forever stamped envelopes in No. 10 size only are being sold in packs of 10 (five of each design) by the U.S. Postal Service.
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