It’s time to catch up on the week that was in philatelic 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. Richmond collector in CBS spotlight: Last year, Robinson and his wife Gail found one of the 100 panes of the upright $2 Jenny Invert.
4. Sheet-waste rarity offered in Feb. 13-15 Ameristamp Expo auction: Harmer-Schau Auction Galleries of Petaluma, Calif., will conduct the auction during the American Philatelic Society’s Ameristamp Expo.
3. Pope Francis stamps popular in the Philippines: The souvenir sheet, which PHL Post calls its "first ever coinage stamp," sold out on the first day of issue, Jan. 13.
2. Only Carpatho-Ukraine stamp: Once upon a time, in the Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue there was a stamp-issuing entity named Carpatho-Ukraine with a single stamp listed under it.
1. USPS spokesman comments on upright Jenny Invert pane distribution: "The Postal Service went to great lengths to ensure a fair and widespread distribution of the uninverted Jenny sheets," Mark Saunders wrote.
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Jan. 23, and 10:02 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30.