blogWhat about those Confederate symbols lurking in our stamp albums?
June 30, 2015 05:14 PMSince the abhorrent murder of nine African-American churchgoers by a white supremacist in Charleston, S.C. on June 17, calls have spread across the United States for symbols of the old Confederacy to be removed from public places.
newsBorn June 30: Ed Yost
June 30, 2015 09:00 AMThe "father of hot-air ballooning" saw his invention honored on U.S. stamps.
insightsEver-popular classic Hawai`i stamps portray islands’ stormy history
June 29, 2015 07:09 PMIn the world of stamp collecting, the Hawai`i “Missionaries” (Hawaii Scott 1-4) have long been at the forefront of celebrated classics, but it is the later (and much more affordable) engraved issues that tell the story of the kingdom’s colorful history.
newsBorn June 29: Bernard Herrmann
June 29, 2015 12:00 AMFrom 'Citizen Kane' to 'The Twilight Zone': the music of Bernard Herrmann.
newsU.S. Paul Newman commemorative Sept. 18
June 29, 2015 11:15 AMA new forever stamp commemorating Paul Newman will be issued Sept. 18
insightsFrom 1935-41, Honolulu-to-mainland supplementary mail was unusual
June 29, 2015 09:31 AMA few years ago, Leonard Piszkiewicz wrote a wonderful book concerning the domestic supplementary mail process. United States Supplementary Mail was published by the United States Stamp Society in 2009.
newsBorn June 28: Maria Goeppert Mayer
June 28, 2015 03:30 AMThe Nobel Prize-winning physicist was commemorated on a forever stamp in 2011.
newsBorn June 27: Paul Laurence Dunbar
June 27, 2015 03:30 AMA 1975 stamp commemorates American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar.
newsBorn June 26: Pearl Buck
June 26, 2015 03:30 AMAmerican-born author Pearl Buck was raised in China.
blogUnited Postal Stationery Society publishes 2015 ‘United States Postal Card Catalog’
June 25, 2015 03:34 PMThe hardcover edition of the 2015 United States Postal Card Catalog arrived on my desk in mid-June. The catalog is published by the United Postal Stationery Society, of which I am a longtime member.
newsBorn June 25: Rose O’Neill
June 25, 2015 03:30 AMThe artist who created the Kewpie doll became a wealthy woman.
newsBorn June 24: Jack Dempsey
June 24, 2015 03:30 AMThe "Manassa Mauler" was honored on a stamp in 1998.
newsU.S. Coast Guard first-day ceremony at USCG headquarters in Washington
June 23, 2015 04:01 PMThe official first-day ceremony for the United States Coast Guard commemorative forever stamp will be held Aug. 4 at 10 a.m. at the Douglas A. Munro Headquarters Building, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, in Washington, D.C.
newsBorn June 23: Wilma Rudolph
June 23, 2015 03:30 AMAfter overcoming childhood illness, Wilma Rudolph became a track star.
newsBorn June 22: Billy Wilder
June 22, 2015 03:30 AMFilm director Billy Wilder was commemorated in 2012.
newsBorn June 21: Henry O. Tanner
June 21, 2015 03:30 AMA 1973 stamp set honors leaders in the arts, including Henry O. Tanner.
newsBorn June 20: Audie Murphy
June 20, 2015 03:30 AMA commemorative stamp from 2000 honors a war hero turned film star.
newsASDA California show canceled
June 19, 2015 09:00 AMASDA has canceled its July 10-12 postage stamp show in Millbrae, Calif.
newsBorn June 19: Lou Gehrig
June 19, 2015 03:30 AMOne of baseball's greatest stars, Gehrig has been featured on two stamps.
newsBorn June 18: James Montgomery Flagg
June 18, 2015 03:30 AMA stamp tribute to the artist who created the famous Uncle Sam poster.
newsBorn June 17: Igor Stravinsky
June 17, 2015 03:30 AMThe 2¢ Igor Stravinsky stamp from the Great Americans definitive series.
insightsYou bought it: Flannery O'Connor issue, Medal of Honor sheet, pair of Washingtons
June 16, 2015 11:59 AMAs part of our continued conversation with our readers, we like to ask Linn's Stamp News Twitter followers and Facebook fans to share stories about the philatelic acquisitions they've made recently.
newsBorn June 16: Stan Laurel
June 16, 2015 03:30 AMStan Laurel and film partner Oliver Hardy on a 29¢ stamp issued in 1991.
newsBorn June 15: Erroll Garner
June 15, 2015 03:30 AMAmerican jazz musician Erroll Garner was born June 15, 1921.
newsBorn June 14: Harriet Beecher Stowe
June 14, 2015 03:30 AMAmerican writer Harriet Beecher Stowe was born June 14, 1811.
newsBorn June 13: Winfield Scott
June 13, 2015 03:30 AMGen. Winfield Scott, born June 13, 1786, honored on a stamp from 1870.
blogNew issues: What's your sign, and what do you collect?
June 12, 2015 03:05 PMIn the 1960s and 1970s, it was “What’s your sign?”
newsBorn June 12: Johann August Roebling
June 12, 2015 03:30 AMJohann August Roebling designed and engineered the Brooklyn Bridge.