Page 1 of the May 27, 1963, Linn's reported that Connecticut artist Antonio Frasconi's illustration won the design contest for a United States Science commemorative. The 5¢ stamp (Scott 1237) was issued Oct. 14, 1963.
In his editorial, founder George W. Linn wrote about U.S. dollar bills printed with mismatched serial numbers.
"...The Treasury Department did not seem to want to act as did Postmaster J. Edward Day and reprint a lot more of the bills so that every collector could have a copy," Linn wrote, referencing the recent reprinting of the 4¢ Dag Hammarskjold invert error (Scott 1204).
Walter Welles of New York City advertised a plate block of six of United States Scott 557, the 5¢ dark blue Theodore Roosevelt stamp of 1922, for $7.40. The plate block today catalogs at $250.