US Stamps

Any dads receive stamps for Father's Day?: Linn's Buzz

June 22, 2015 03:02 PM

  • The Penny Black was a popular Father's Day request among our Linn's Stamp News Facebook fans.

1. Father's Day roundup

Any dads out there receive any stamps for Father's Day over the weekend? 

Tell us in the comments below. Here's what a few dads said they wanted on our Facebook page:

  • Carlos Jimenez: "Penny Black...."
  • Chris Baron: "Either a Penny Black with my initials or a set of Zeps. The former is more afordable, but neither is lukely. Thanfully, I need a new electric razor anyway..."
  • Mike Webb: "Penny Black on cover used in 1840, or USA 1or 2'"
See any pattern?

2. Monday Morning Brief

Scott catalog senior editor Marty Frankevicz discusses a new Spanish stamp commemorating the first international congress on bullfighting as cultural heritage.

3. APS approval

"During its most recent board meeting, held by telephone June 10, the American Philatelic Society board of directors approved the Institute for Analytical Philately as an APS affiliate."

4. Hot topics

Check out the three most-read stories of the last seven days:

  1. USPS issues rare statement against inspector general
  2. No smoking policy on U.S. stamps includes removal of cigarettes
  3. Ryukyu stamp difficult to find