US Stamps

By Colin Sallee

'Uppercase' magazine highlights stamps and lace

October 07, 2015 09:30 AM

  • A recent issue of Uppercase magazine highlights the timeless relationship that lace and stamps have had throughout history.

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.”

Read more about the Great Canadian Goalie stamps.

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. 

See the historical cover here.

4. Connect with Linn's Stamp News

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