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Issue 6: May 2009 Update Your Profile
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Jay Bigalke, Editor

Here come The Simpsons!

With postage prices increasing May 11, we can look forward to plenty of new United States stamps to keep up with the changing rates.

One upcoming issue that has many collectors excited celebrates the animated TV series The Simpsons. Entertainment legend Bob Hope is about to appear on a U.S. stamp for the first time, and a new stamped envelope will feature the champion racehorse Seabiscuit.

This edition of the newsletter includes a peek at the results of Linn's annual U.S. stamp poll, reviews the stamps from one of the world’s smallest nations, and looks at stamps that showcase king-size creatures.

I hope you enjoy this month's newsletter. Send us an e-mail if you would like to tell us what you want to read about in future editions.

Jay Bigalke
Linn's Online Editor

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U.S. issues for May feature The Simpsons, Bob Hope, Seabiscuit and much more

Superstars of comedy will be among the subjects honored on United States stamps in May. An early May release is expected for stamps featuring the five members of the comic — and sometimes controversial — Simpsons cartoon family. (More...)

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All creatures great and not so small

New Zealand Post decided that giant-size creatures require giant-size stamps, so each stamp in its new Giants of New Zealand set is almost 28 percent larger than normal New Zealand stamps. (More...)

Linn's Wallpaper

Linn's Stamp News provides nearly 400 stamp images that you can use as computer desktop wallpaper. This month Linn's features Portugal's Snoopy souvenir sheet, Scott 2393a, issued in October 2000. (Click Here)

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Life in the world’s sixth smallest nation

How does it feel to live in the world's sixth smallest nation? Only the citizens of Liechtenstein can properly answer that question. (More...)

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Results are in for the
2008 U.S. stamp poll

The Linn's 2008 United States Stamp Popularity Poll closed in early March and the vote totals are in. (More...)

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Save money while
building your collection

Stamp collecting is one of the few hobbies that you can enjoy for free by saving the stamps on your daily mail. When it comes time to buy the stamps you need, there are ways to save that you can watch for. (More...)

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