LSN: Linn's Stamp News March 13 highlights

LSN: Linn's Stamp News March 13 highlights

Post by Linn's Stamp New » Thu, 09 Mar 2000 04:00:00



The latest news, columns, and features from
the March 13 edition of Linn's Stamp News Online...
( http://www.linns.com/ )

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Linn's Online News:

1. Cost to collect U.S. stamps to take jump in 2000
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20000313/news1.asp )

 Initial projections indicate that collectors will have to
 part with more than $80 to obtain one each of mint U.S.
 stamps and postal stationery items in 2000. Associate editor
 Charles Snee runs the numbers in this report.

2. Twice-bungled 60 Canyon confuses public
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20000313/news2.asp )

 The United States Postal Service had a lot of trouble
 issuing the new 60 Grand Canyon stamp without an error.
 Now confusion over production mistakes has spread to the
 collecting community where a $12 pane of 20 of the stamp
 was bid up to $112.50, senior editor Rob Haeseler reports.

3. Cosby signs stamp for Rosie O'Donnell
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20000313/news3.asp )

 Actor and comedian Bill Cosby surprised talk show host
 Rosie O'Donnell with an oversized enlargement of the U.S.
 stamp honoring The Cosby Show.

4. Czeslaw Slania engraves his 1,000th stamp
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20000313/news4.asp )

 Czeslaw Slania, the world's most prolific stamp engraver,
 recently engraved his 1,000th stamp. Sweden Post will issue
 this stamp in souvenir sheet form March 13.

5. Stamp backs offer collecting opportunities
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20000313/news5.asp )

 Lewis E. Tauber encourages stamp collectors to turn over
 their stamps and discover some of the stories that lurk
 on the back.

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Linn's Online Columns:
1.  Editor's Choice: Internet sales changing U.S. stamp market
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20000313/editor.asp )

 The results of Linn's sixth annual market survey show the
 U.S. stamp market continues to grow, but at a pace slower
 than in previous years. Editor-publisher Michael Laurence
 has the details.

2. Refresher Course: Should you collect mint, used or covers?
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20000313/refresher.asp )

 Should you collect stamps in mint or postally used condition?
 That's a good question to pose if you want to start an argument
 among collectors, but in Refresher Course, senior editor
 Michael Baadke looks at the pros and cons of choosing mint,
 used or on-cover collecting.

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Regular Features

1. Linn's Zillions of Stamps!
 ( http://www.linns.com/zillions/default.asp )

2. Linn's StampSites
 ( http://www.stampsites.com )

3. New Issues: Asia
 ( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20000313/newissues.asp )

4. Search New online classified ads!
 ( http://www.linns.com/market/classified/ )

5. Stamp collectors' reference area
 ( http://www.linns.com/reference/ )

6. Linn's Bookstore
 ( http://www.linns.com/market/books/ )

7. Linn's computer wallpaper: Czeslaw Slania's 1,000th engraved stamp
 ( http://www.linns.com/online/wallpaper/ )

8. Stamp Events calendar
( http://www.linns.com/market/calendar/ )

9. 2000 U.S. Stamp Program
( http://www.linns.com/program/2000us.asp )

10. 2000 Canada Stamp Program
( http://www.linns.com/program/2000canada.asp )

11. 2000 U.N. Stamp Program
( http://www.linns.com/program/2000un.asp )

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Column Previews
( http://www.linns.com/print/ )

1. Collecting FDCs: 3 NRA stamp by Allison Cusick
2. Great Britain: Dead letters by David Alderfer
3. Insider: British trust by Les Winick
4. Italy: Priority service by Robert E. Lana
5. Kitchen Table Philately: Turkey by E. Rawolik V
6. Postal History: Montgomery Ward by Richard B. Graham
7. Postmark Pursuit: Trains by Rachel Supinger
8. Stamp Market Tips: United States by John G. Ross
9. U.S. Notes: Flag stamps by John Hotchner
10. U.S. Revenues: Match tube and more by Michael Morrissey
11. World of New Issues: Pitcairn Islands by Denise McCarty

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LSN: Linn's Stamp News March 13 highlights

Post by DBoyd0 » Thu, 09 Mar 2000 04:00:00


I wonder if this article's idea came from a posting about this several weeks
ago.

Dave

Quote:
>2. Twice-bungled 60 Canyon confuses public
>( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20000313/news2.asp )

> The United States Postal Service had a lot of trouble
> issuing the new 60 Grand Canyon stamp without an error.
> Now confusion over production mistakes has spread to the
> collecting community where a $12 pane of 20 of the stamp
> was bid up to $112.50, senior editor Rob Haeseler reports.

Use commemorative stamps on ALL your mail.
Introduce the hobby of collecting stamps to someone.
Above all, enjoy your hobby regardless of what you collect!

 
 
 

LSN: Linn's Stamp News March 13 highlights

Post by Tracy Barb » Thu, 09 Mar 2000 04:00:00


They are definitely scanning the ***-waves for news.

Tracy Barber


Quote:
>I wonder if this article's idea came from a posting about this several weeks
>ago.

>Dave

>>2. Twice-bungled 60 Canyon confuses public
>>( http://www.FoundCollection.com/)

>> The United States Postal Service had a lot of trouble
>> issuing the new 60 Grand Canyon stamp without an error.
>> Now confusion over production mistakes has spread to the
>> collecting community where a $12 pane of 20 of the stamp
>> was bid up to $112.50, senior editor Rob Haeseler reports.

>Use commemorative stamps on ALL your mail.
>Introduce the hobby of collecting stamps to someone.
>Above all, enjoy your hobby regardless of what you collect!

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