LSN: Linn's Stamp News Dec. 24 highlights

LSN: Linn's Stamp News Dec. 24 highlights

Post by Linn's Stamp New » Thu, 20 Dec 2001 23:32:37



The latest news, columns, and features from
the Dec. 24, 2001 edition of Linn's Stamp News Online...
( http://www.linns.com/ )

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Linn's Online News:

1. NEW! Brazilian stamps to smell like coffee
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20011224/news1.asp )

 Brazil will issue a set of stamps that smell like coffee.
 The stamps will be available sometime next year.

2. NEW! 1954 design inspired 1956 Christmas seal
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20011224/news6.asp )

 A big fan of Christmas seals is U.S. Notes columnist
 John Hotchner, whose specialized collection of the
 1934 seals has been widely acclaimed. In his column
 this week, Hotchner illustrates and discusses some
 original artwork that inspired a Christmas seal in the 1950s.

3. NEW! Tell Us Now
( http://www.linns.com/poll.asp )

 Tell Us Now, a new interactive poll feature on linns.com.
 This week, tell us ... Brazil will issue stamps that
 smell like coffee, just as Switzerland issued a stamp
 with a chocolate aroma. Will you buy the coffee stamps?

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Linn's Online Columns:
1.  Editor's Choice: Linn's staff send you holiday best wishes
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20011224/editor.asp )

 Linn's editorial director Michael Laurence joins the rest
 of the Linn's staff in sending you the best of good wishes
 for a happy and stamp-filled holiday season.

2. Refresher Course: Postal codes speed mail around the world
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20011224/refresher.asp )

 In our Refresher Course feature, Kathleen Wunderly tells
 the story of Mr. Zip and how postal codes speed mail delivery.

3. Duck Stamps: Contest winner narrowly beats out four competitors
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20011203/duckstamps.asp )

 Yet another painting by a Hautman will be featured on an
 upcoming federal duck stamp. Duck Stamps columnist Bob Dumaine
 has all the details about what turned into an exciting contest
 to select the winning artwork for the 2002-03 stamp.

4. Asia: Hong Kong: from Edward VII to George VI
( http://www.linns.com/michaelrogers/20011217/20011217.asp )

 In his Asia column, Michael Rogers discusses Hong Kong
 definitive stamps from the reigns of Kings Edward VII,
 George V and George VI.

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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: Western Hemisphere
 ( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/20011224/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
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7. Linn's computer wallpaper:
2001 Christmas stamps issued by Jersey
( http://www.linns.com/online/wallpaper/ )

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

9. 2002 U.S. Stamp Program
( http://www.linns.com/program/2002us.asp )

10. 2001 U.S. Stamp Program
( http://www.linns.com/program/2001us.asp )

11. 2001 U.N. Stamp Program
( http://www.linns.com/program/2001un.asp )

12. 2001 Canada Stamp Program
( http://www.linns.com/program/2001canada.asp )

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

1. Collecting Canada: Specialized collection by John Burnett
2. Insider: Twin Towers cover by Les Winick
3. Kitchen Table Philately: Worldwide by E. Rawolik VI
4. Mexico: Christmas collection by Dale Pulver
5. Modern FDCs: Cachet censorship revisited by Lloyd de Vries
6. Postal History: Holiday mailings by Richard B. Graham
7. Stamp Market Tips: United States by John G. Ross
8. Topics and Themes: British architecture by James Carson
9. World of New Issues: Personalized stamps by Denise McCarty

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