Postal Updates

Fewer companies printing stamps for USPS, yet another upright Jenny Invert pane found: Week's Most Read

September 25, 2015 09:53 AM

  • The two Forever Hearts love stamps issued in January were the last printed by CCL Label for the U.S. Postal Service. CCL is no longer contracted to print U.S. stamps, and Linn's managing editor Chad Snee's blog post about that development was the top story of the week on

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.

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

5. Seven announce candidacies for 2016-19 American Philatelic Society election: Ken Nilsestuen, current treasurer for the APS, announced his candidacy for APS president.

4. 'Jeopardy!' runs Stamps category Sept. 21: Someone on the Jeopardy! staff likes stamps. And that, of course, is a very good thing.

3. Upright Jenny Invert pane received in USPS stamp order: Oklahoma stamp collector Steve Blair received his special pane in an order placed with Stamp Fulfillment Services, the Kansas City, Mo., -based mail-order division of the United States Postal Service.

2. In defense of the U.S. Postal Service: ‘War on Religion’ claim seems a stretch: This issue was brought to the forefront in the national press when the online conservative news and opinion site the Daily Caller published the article “Is the Postal Service Declaring War On Religion?” by reporter Rick Pollock.

1. From three printers to two: Will this mean fewer U.S. stamps?: The two Forever Hearts love stamps issued Jan. 22 (Scott 4955-4956) were the last to be printed for the USPS by CCL Label.

Connect with Linn's Stamp News: