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Catch up on all the Maya Angelou stamp news: Morning Report Catch up on all the Maya Angelou stamp news: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

Born April 8: Blanche Stuart Scott Born April 8: Blanche Stuart Scott
Blanche Stuart "Betty" Scott, the first female professional pilot in the United States, was born April 8, 1889, in Rochester, N.Y. (Read more...)

Staff changes at APS Internet sales force restructuring
There has been another change in the staff at the American Philatelic Society. Renee Gardner, director of Internet sales, is no longer with the society as of early April. (Read more...)

Angelou ceremony includes first lady, Oprah Angelou ceremony includes first lady, Oprah
A forever stamp honoring Maya Angelou was welcomed April 7 by a celebrity filled Washington audience that cheered United States Postal Service officials for saluting the poet, but the event dodged a raging controversy over a quotation on the stamp. (Read more...)

Easy options for Japan Easy options for Japan's Gifts of Friendship stamps, FDC
Collectors interested in obtaining Japan's stamps in the upcoming United States-Japan Gifts of Friendship joint issue will be able to buy them from the U.S. Postal Service. (Read more...)

Star-studded Maya Angelou forever stamp ceremony captured on Twitter Star-studded Maya Angelou forever stamp ceremony captured on Twitter
Twitter is full of great tweets from the Tuesday's Maya Angelou forever stamp issue ceremony in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

Stamp dealer Stanley Gibbons issues profit warning: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting. (Read more...)

Author Joan Walsh Anglund confirms quote on Angelou stamp is hers Author Joan Walsh Anglund confirms quote on Angelou stamp is hers
The United States Postal Service selected the quote, "A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song," to appear next to Angelou's portrait on the forever stamp honoring her. (Read more...)

Born April 7: Billie Holiday Born April 7: Billie Holiday
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Billie Holiday, the legendary jazz singer and songwriter whose work extended into pop, torch ballads, blues and more. (Read more...)

Almost 9,000 value changes in 2016 Scott Vol. 1
Back in fall 2014, the Scott catalog editorial staff sat down to select a cover theme for the 2016 catalogs. Although a handful of possible subjects were knocked around the table, the theme of New York City gained traction quickly. (Read more...)

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