US Stamps

Upcoming 2015 U.S. stamps revealed, collectors sound off about upright Jenny Invert: Week's Most Read

August 28, 2015 10:07 AM

  • Forever stamps featuring scenes from A Charlie Brown Christmas are among the remaining 2015 issues planned by the U.S. Postal Service.

By Joe O'Donnell

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. Federation of New York Philatelic Societies’ journal is free online: All issues of Stamp Insider dated from September/October 2003 through 2015 are available for reading or downloading.

4. Stamp collectors speak their minds about the scarce upright $2 Jenny Invert pane: In an unusual development for our hobby, the Office of Inspector General of the United States Postal Service is blogging about stamp collecting.

3. CCL Label is no longer printing U.S. stamps: Sennett Security Products and Ashton Potter are now the only two contractors currently responsible for the printing of United States postage stamps.

2. Illegal and late uses of U.S. stamps; Circus souvenir sheet misregistration: United States stamps are good forever, right? Well, pretty close — but not 100 percent.

1. Upcoming U.S. stamps for 2015, 2016 revealed: The United States Postal Service has confirmed that a set of 10 Christmas stamps featuring scenes from the 1965 animated television special A Charlie Brown Christmas will be issued Oct. 1.

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