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$2 Jenny Invert pane only at post offices, real rocks on new stamps: Week’s Most Read

November 04, 2016 08:21 AM

  • The top story of the week on Linns.com was the announcement that the pane of six $2 Jenny Invert stamps, originally issued in 2013, has been taken off sale at USPS Stamp Fulfillment Services.

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.

5. Stamps of Antarctica: As far Down Under as you can possibly go: Despite the fact that there are no towns or cities, nations that have Antarctic territories have issued stamps.

4. Real rocks adorn new stamps honoring world’s longest traffic tunnel: The rock was ground into dust and then applied to the stamps using a special printing method and finish, or varnish.

3. Explore options to store your collection safely, to the best advantage: Because of stamps’ delicate nature, storage supplies are an important and complex consideration for collectors.

2. Monday Morning Brief | Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers: Denise McCarty discusses Dorothy’s ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz and how her quest to find a stamp showing one of them recently ended.

1. $2 Jenny Invert only at post offices now: Stocks of the $2 Jenny Invert pane of six stamps are depleted at Stamp Fulfillment Services, according to the U.S. Postal Service.

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