CBS Sunday Morning Airs Stamp Collecting Segment

Exciting news – for the first time in its 36-year history, CBS Sunday Morning will air a segment on stamp collecting! The show is scheduled to run on Sunday, January 18th, at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. As a collector, you may want to watch.

Correspondent Rita Braver interviewed several leading members of our hobby, including Ken Martin of the APS, organizers of World Stamp Show-NY 2016, Bill Gross and outgoing Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe. In addition to visiting the National Postal Museum’s William H. Gross Gallery, Braver and her film crew also attended a Collector’s Club Youth Stamp Club meeting. According to reports, vintage background footage showing stamps will be part of the segment, too.

It will be fun to see collecting in the news. All of us feel a personal connection to the story. As you recall, Mystic owned the 1¢ Z Grill and traded it with Bill Gross for the Jenny Invert Plate Number Block.

Don Sundman (left) exchanging the 1¢ Z Grill for the Jenny Invert Plate Number Block.  Bill Gross was represented by Charles Shreve (right).
Don Sundman (left) exchanging the 1¢ Z Grill for the Jenny Invert Plate Number Block. Bill Gross was represented by Charles Shreve (right).

 

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