US Stamps

History of British postal uniforms focus of seminar: Morning Report

Mar 26, 2015, 6 AM

Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting.

1. Dressing the part 

If you're interested in what postal workers wear, and you happen to be in England, Guildhall Library has an event for you:

"Discover the fascinating stories and rich social history hidden within the British Postal Museum & Archive’s Uniform Collection. Join Curator Joanna Espin, and explore the development of postal uniforms, the lives of the people who wore them, and the cultural significance they held," the description for the "Unstitching the Uniform" event reads. 

2. More forever stamps

"Citing the 'goodwill' generated by its forever first-class stamp, the United States Postal Service wants to add five more forever stamps to its lineup."

Full story here.

3. U.S. Stamp Notes

"New discoveries are always fun, and the way to make them is to pay close attention to the stamps that cross your desk. This is especially true if you have an interest in tagging varieties," writes John Hotchner in his latest Linn's Stamp News column.

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Bidding war drives 22¢ Prexie solo cover to $4,050 on eBay

5. Being social