Postal Updates

By Joe O'Donnell

Chief marketing officer leaving USPS, which is still loved by Americans: Week's Most Read

March 20, 2015 09:31 AM

  • Chief marketing officer Nagisa Manabe plans to leave the U.S. Postal Service in late May.

It’s time to catch up on the week that was in stamp-collecting insights and news.

Linn's Stamp News is looking back at its five most-read stories of the week, according to reader metrics. 

Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order:

5. Mauritius 1847 'Post Office' printing plate rediscovered: The plate was found after 80 years and will be displayed at London 2015 Europhilex in May.

4. From Me To You stamp for National Card and Letter Writing MonthA simple new forever stamp with a hard-to-miss message will be offered by the United States Postal Service beginning April 1.

3. New look for Russian ruble on stamps: Starting with the Europa stamp issued Jan. 16, there is a new symbol for the ruble.  

2. Survey result: Americans still love the U.S. Postal Service: A new survey the Postal Service’s inspector general conducted asked, “What postal services do people value the most?”

1. Marketing officer Manabe to leave Postal Service: The chief marketing officer for the United States Postal Service and supervisor of the stamp program told associates she plans to leave the agency May 22.

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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, March 13, and 9:33 a.m. ET Friday, March 20.