LSN: Linn's Stamp News November 24 highlights

LSN: Linn's Stamp News November 24 highlights

Post by Steve Ferd » Thu, 20 Nov 1997 04:00:00



The latest news, columns, and features from
the November 24 edition of Linns Stamp News Online
( http://www.linns.com/ )

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NEWS
1. Self-adhesive Hat stamp on cover canceled Oct. 18; use    
     is many months early
2. Buy San Marinese stamps and win a car; Wait in line in
     Sweden and get free stamps
3. Winged horse Pegasus soars on many issues

COLUMNS
1. Editors Choice: 5 revenue stamp on receipt for a    
     corpse
2. Refresher Course: Proofs are part of the stamp creation    
     process

SPECIAL FEATURES
1.  United Nations Stamp Program
2.  U.S. Stamp Market Index
3.  Canada Stamp Program

REGULAR FEATURES
1.  U.S. Stamp Program
2.  New Issues : Africa
3.  Linns contest for free books!
4.  New online classified ads!
5.  Stamp collectors reference area
6.  Linns Bookstore
7.  Placing a classified word ad online!

9.  Checklist of Princess Diana stamps

PRINT COLUMN PREVIEWS

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Linns Online News:

1. Self-adhesive Hat stamp on cover canceled Oct. 18; use    
     is many months early
( http://www.linns.com/issues/112497/news1.asp )

        How did a yet-to-be-issued United States nondenominated Hat stamp turn up
on mail in Baltimore, Md. last month? Senior editor Michael Schreiber has
the story.

2. Buy San Marinese stamps and win a car; Wait in line in
     Sweden and get free stamps
( http://www.linns.com/issues/112497/news2.asp )

        A lucky customer who purchases San Marinos new souvenir sheet will win a
Volkswagon Beetle. Meanwhile, if a customer has to wait in line more than
10 minutes in Sweden, they are given free stamps. Senior editor Denise
Hatton has the details, and yes, theyre free.

3. Winged horse Pegasus soars on many issues
( http://www.linns.com/issues/112497/news3.asp )

        Senior editor Michael Baadke tells us how Pegasus flies across the world
on many different stamps.

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Linns Online Columns:
1.  Editors Choice: 5 revenue stamp on receipt for a    
      corpse
( http://www.linns.com/issues/112497/editor.asp )

        Editor Michael Laurence tells us that older used stamps on covers are
selling for a premium over the off-cover price.

2. Refresher Course: Proofs are part of the stamp creation    
     process
( http://www.linns.com/refresher/ )

        In his weekly "Refresher Course" column, Michael Baadke explains different
stamp proofs.  

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Linns Special Features

1.  United Nations Stamp Program
( http://www.linns.com/special/un_program.asp )

2.  U.S. Stamp Market Index
( http://www.linns.com/special/us_index.asp )

3. Canada Stamp Program
(http://www.linns.com/program/canada.asp

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Regular Features

1.  US Stamp Program
 ( http://www.linns.com/program/ )

2.  New Issues : Europe
 ( http://www.linns.com/special/newissues.asp)

3. Linns contest for free books!
 ( http://www.linns.com/special/survey.html)

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

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

6.  Linns Bookstore
 ( http://www.linns.com/books/ )

7.  Placing a classified word ad online!
 ( http://www.linns.com/advertising/word_ad_form.asp)


( http://www.linns.com/faq/ask.asp)

9. Checklist of Princess Diana stamps
( http://www.linns.com/special/diana_list.asp )

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

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

1. Classic U.S. Stamps: 1856 5 on cover
2. Collecting Canada: Airmails
3. Insider: Fake Apollo covers
4. Kitchen Table Philately: France
5. Mexico:  Fancy cancels
6. Modern FDCs: Rules
7. Postal History: Cross-border covers
8. Postmark Pursuit: Christmas cancels
9. Stamp Market Tips: Portugal
10. U.S. Notes: Just postage

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Steve Ferda
Online Services Coordinator
Linn's Stamp News

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LSN: Linn's Stamp News November 24 highlights

Post by Peter Dolma » Fri, 21 Nov 1997 04:00:00


Quote:
> 3. Linns contest for free books!
>  ( http://www.linns.com/special/survey.html)

Considering the Internet is so international, it's Interesting that the
address routine is so "US-centric", not allowing (for example) Canadian
provinces to be entered.  I found the collecting interests to be very
limited -- "Germany" not listed, for one.

Other than that, this is a great page.

Peter