mediaMonday Morning Brief | A famous apparition celebrates its 100th anniversary
May 08, 2017 08:00 AMScott 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.
mediaMonday Morning Brief | And the 2016 U.S. Stamp Popularity Poll winner is …
May 01, 2017 08:00 AMWhich 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.
mediaMonday Morning Brief | Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee
February 06, 2017 08:00 AMLinn’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.
mediaMonday Morning Brief | Uncut press sheet quantities
January 23, 2017 08:10 AMLinn’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.
mediaMonday Morning Brief | Northern Cardinal stamped envelope
January 16, 2017 08:08 AMLinn’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.
mediaMonday Morning Brief | Inverted Jenny reappears
January 09, 2017 08:30 AMLinn’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.