US Stamps

CBS Sunday Morning looks back at first Elvis Presley stamp: Linn's Buzz

July 06, 2015 05:25 PM

  • CBS Sunday Morning posted "From the archives" a 1993 CBS Evening News segment about the first Elvis Presley stamp.

By Joe O'Donnell

1. Elvis flashback

Much of the talk in the stamp-collecting hobby last week surrounded the new Elvis Presley stamp due out in August. 

CBS Sunday Morning, which on Sunday re-aired its segment on stamp collecting from the winter, also provided a "From the archives" look online at a 1993 segment on the original Elvis Presley stamp, which is the most popular U.S. postage stamp.

Enjoy the segment here.

2. New Scott numbers

The latest crop of U.S. Scott numbers have been assigned, including No. 5000.

3. World Stamp Show approaches

"Although still 10-months away, the buzz surrounding World Stamp Show–NY 2016 to be held next May in New York City is beginning to feel palpable."

4. Week's Most Read

Look back at the five most-read stories of last week, according to reader metrics. 

5. Hot topics

Read the top three stories of the last seven days:

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