May 08, 2017 08:00 AMMonday Morning Brief | A famous apparition celebrates its 100th anniversary Scott catalog new-issues editor Marty Frankevicz traces the history of the apparition of the Virgin Mary to a trio of children in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917. This coming weekend, a century after Mary made her startling appearance, Pope Francis will canonize Francisco, who died in 1919, and Jacinta, who passed away the following year.
May 01, 2017 08:00 AMMonday Morning Brief | And the 2016 U.S. Stamp Popularity Poll winner is … Which issue won as overall favorite in the 2016 U.S. Stamp Popularity Poll? Linn’s Stamp News managing editor Chad Snee reveals the answer to this all-important question, and discusses other 2016 stamps Linn’s readers selected in different voting categories, such as best design and least necessary.
February 06, 2017 08:00 AMMonday Morning Brief | Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee Linn’s Stamp News senior editor Denise McCarty discusses the Postal Service’s Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee and the recent departure of Henry Louis Gates Jr. after 12 years on the panel, the maximum time allowed.
January 23, 2017 08:10 AMMonday Morning Brief | Uncut press sheet quantities Linn’s Stamp News managing editor Chad Snee discusses how the quantities printed of recent uncut press sheets were revealed through a Freedom of Information Act request. The United States Postal Service provided the quantities for 2016 issues and two from 2017.
January 16, 2017 08:08 AMMonday Morning Brief | Northern Cardinal stamped envelope Linn’s Stamp News editorial director Donna Houseman discusses the unannounced United States Postal Service’s Northern Cardinal stamped envelope that has been purchased by collectors in post offices in Ohio and other locations.
January 09, 2017 08:30 AMMonday Morning Brief | Inverted Jenny reappears Linn’s Stamp News associate editor Michael Baadke reports on the reappearance of a valuable Inverted Jenny airmail error stamp that has been tucked away for 99 years. The stamp will be auctioned Feb. 15 by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago.
December 05, 2016 08:00 AMMonday Morning Brief | Linn’s U.S. Stamp Popularity Poll Linn’s Stamp News senior editor Denise McCarty announces the opening of the Linn’s 2016 U.S. Stamp Popularity Poll and invites collectors to participate by voting for the favorite and least-favorite stamps of the year.
October 03, 2016 11:59 AMMonday Morning Brief | Philatelic signs of autumn Linn’s Stamp News senior editor Denise McCarty announces the release of the 2017 edition of the Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers, and highlights new autumn-related stamps from the United States and Sweden.
September 26, 2016 08:23 AMMonday Morning Brief | U.S. stamps in 2017 Linn’s Stamp News associate editor Michael Baadke reports on stamps that the United States Postal Service plans to issue in 2017. Included are stamps honoring President John F. Kennedy and the Smithsonian’s new Museum of African American History and Culture.
August 08, 2016 08:06 AMMonday Morning Brief | Peter Rabbit and Online Dating Linn’s Stamp News senior editor Denise McCarty discusses new stamps from the United States, Great Britain and San Marino featuring a patriotic theme, children’s author and illustrator Beatrix Potter and online dating, respectively.
August 01, 2016 08:08 AMMonday Morning Brief | Wonder Woman Linn’s Stamp News associate editor Michael Baadke reports on upcoming United States stamps celebrating the 75th anniversary of Wonder Woman's first appearance in a December 1941 comic book. The stamps will be issued Oct. 7 at New York Comic Con.
July 18, 2016 05:00 AMMonday Morning Brief | Norfolk Island’s final stamps Linn’s Stamp News and Scott catalog editorial director Donna Houseman discusses the end of an era on Norfolk Island, and the many changes collectors will notice in Vol. 4 of the 2017 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue that is now available.