July 21, 2017 03:00 PMSpanning bridges in China, 16 months of Canary Islands airmail stamps, and a 2012 U.S. stamp tip: Inside Linn’s Stamp News Also in our Aug. 7 issue, Stamp Collecting Basics columnist Janet Klug artfully reviews the 16-month history of Canary Islands airmail stamps. All 53 stamps, she reports, are “budget friendly.”
July 13, 2017 07:00 PMLocal post Bird stamp set of five issued May 13 continues island of Lundy tradition since 1929 The featured birds and denominations are water rail, 30 puffins; wheatear, 55 puffins; puffin, 70 puffins; Manx shearwater, 125 puffins; and peregrine falcon, 200 puffins. The stamps were printed by Cartor in France.
July 05, 2017 11:00 AMSudan 50th Death Anniversary set for Charles Gordon still in demand General Gordon was an eccentric but brilliant military commander. Gordon served in the British Army in the Crimean War, but he won lasting fame in brilliantly commanding the Ever Victorious Army of the Emperor of China.
June 23, 2017 03:00 PMElusive Great Britain Official perfins, ‘The Spirit of the Nation’ cinderella, faraway islands and their stamps: Inside Linn’s Stamp News Also in the July 10 issue, Stamps Down Under columnist introduces the vibrant stamps of Cocos Islands, and Wayne Youngblood reveals the fascinating history behind a Prohibition-era cinderella.
June 21, 2017 07:00 PMLander Brothers Anchorage stamp a gem among Nigerian stamps The stamp features a circular hologram, is on thick white paper, and has the denomination in black. The ink of the orange “Nigeria” inscription does not fluoresce, and there is a “NIPOST 2010” copyright inscription in the left margin.