By Colin Sallee
1. Lace and Stamps a beautiful duo
Upper Case Magazine recently published a piece highlighting the long-standing history of lace and crafts as they relate to stamps.
This brief article talks about the simple and timeless beauty of both stamps and lace.
The article is a quick and intriguing read. Have a look.
2. Canada's NHL Goalie stamps are here, and they're awesome
“On Oct. 1, just days before the start of the 2015-16 National Hockey League season, Canada Post unveiled a new issue that celebrates six goaltending greats who transformed Canada’s national game.
“The 2015 NHL Great Canadian Goalies set of permanent stamps paying Canada’s domestic letter rate (currently 85¢) highlights some of the finest goalies to play between 1952 and 2015: Lorne ‘Gump’ Worsley, Johnny Bower, Tony Esposito, Bernie Parent, Ken Dryden and Martin Brodeur.”
3. Fremont 1856 Presidential campaign cover goes for $345
“James T. McCusker held a sale Sept. 2. One of the featured items, shown on the front page of Linn’s Aug. 31 issue, was an 1856 cover with a two-part pictorial cachet from John C. Fremont’s presidential campaign.”
The cover displays a battle scene on one side and a portrait on the other.
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5. Hot topics
Have a quick look at the top three posts of the last couple of days on Linns.com: