US Stamps

By Joe O'Donnell

1st 2016 Scott eCatalogue released, new Water Lilies envelopes detailed: Week's Most Read

April 17, 2015 09:42 AM

  • The United States Postal Service is issuing two different Water Lilies forever stamped envelopes April 17 in New York City.

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. Stamp design glitches? They’re a part of collecting history: There have been more than a few design errors on United States stamps, and a couple of them have been real doozies.

4. Monaco celebrates birth of royal twins: Monaco will issue a souvenir sheet April 27 to celebrate the birth of Hereditary Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella.

3. New head of stamp services at the U.S. Postal Service to be named soon: Mary-Anne Penner is expected to be named acting executive director of stamp services for the USPS.

2. USPS announces Water Lilies envelopes details: The USPS is issuing two different Water Lilies forever stamped envelopes April 17.

1. Vol. 1 of 2016 Scott Standard eCatalogue available: The 2016 cover theme for the 2016 Scott catalog season is New York City.

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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, April 10, and 9:43 a.m. ET Friday, April 17.