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Monday Morning Brief | ‘Gentlemen, start your engines’

May 29, 2017 08:00 AM

Linn’s Stamp News editorial director Donna Houseman takes a nostalgic look back at the Indianapolis 500, the spectacular race devoted fans call the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” and highlights recent stamps from the United States, Canada, and Monaco devoted to speedy cars and those who drive them.

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Monday Morning Brief | India issued the world’s first round stamp in ...

May 22, 2017 08:00 AM

Senior editor Denise McCarty provides an entertaining review of round stamps, from the first issued by India, to the upcoming USPS Have a Ball! stamps.

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Monday Morning Brief | Position 76 Jenny Invert sells for $295,000

May 15, 2017 08:00 AM

Associate editor Michael Baadke recounts the 90-second flurry of bids during Siegel Auction Galleries’ May 11 sale of the Position 76 Jenny Invert.

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Monday Morning Brief | A famous apparition celebrates its 100th anniversary

May 08, 2017 08:00 AM

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.

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Monday Morning Brief | And the 2016 U.S. Stamp Popularity Poll winner is …

May 01, 2017 08:00 AM

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.
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