LSN: Linn's Stamp News Sept. 13 highlights

LSN: Linn's Stamp News Sept. 13 highlights

Post by Linn's Stamp New » Thu, 09 Sep 1999 04:00:00



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

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Linn's Online News:

1. Postcard from 'Titanic' posted days before wreck set
for Sept. 24 auction
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/19990913/news1.asp )

 Senior editor Rob Haeseler reports on the upcoming
 auction of a postcard canceled aboard the Titanic.

2. Rare $5 Hamilton cover sells for record $7,762
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/19990913/news2.asp )

 A cover bearing a $5 Alexander Hamilton stamp from the
 liberty series of 1954 shattered records for modern
 postal history when it was auctioned at Stampshow Aug. 28,
 senior editor Rob Haeseler reports.

3. 20 Smokey Bear stamp had several firsts
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/19990913/news3.asp )

In his U.S. Notes column, John M. Hotchner discusses the
20 Smokey Bear stamp of 1984, a commemorative with a
fascinating printing history.

4. Stamps show Chinese food, dim sum, sweets
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/19990913/news4.asp )

Yummy: In her World of New Issues column, senior editor
Denise McCarty describes and illustrates recent stamps
showcasing Chinese cuisine, a dim sum meal and sweets
created in convents. The featured stamps are from Taiwan,
Macau and Portugal, respectively.

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Linn's Online Columns:
1.  Editor's Choice: First-day-cover exhibits gain acceptance
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/19990913/editor.asp )

 First-day-cover collecting is finally winning acceptance
 within the philatelic establishment.  Editor-publisher
 Michael Laurence has the story.

2. Refresher Course: Does the stamp hobby have a Y2K problem?
( http://www.linns.com/print/archives/19990913/refresher.asp )

 Senior editor Michael Baadke stumbled upon a Y2K problem
 in stamp collecting that has nothing to do with computers.
 In Refresher Course, he suggests that collectors planning
 to quit the hobby in the year 2000 should consider starting
 a new collection instead.

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10. 1999 U.S. Stamp Program
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11. 1999 Canada Stamp Program
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12. 1999 U.N. Stamp Program
( http://www.linns.com/program/1999un.asp )

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

1. Collecting FDCs: Butterflies issue by Allison Cusick
2. Insider: Ponzi's IRCs remembered by Les Winick
3. Italy: Royal Army label by Robert E. Lana
4. Kitchen Table Philately: Worldwide by E. Rawolik V
5. Postal History: WWII patriotics by Richard B. Graham
6. Postmark Pursuit: 'Little House' cancel by Charles Snee
7. Stamp Market Tips: Portugal by John G. Ross

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