By Molly Goad
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.
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5. Identifying 4¢ blue Columbian errors: Never buy a 4¢ Columbian blue (instead of aquamarine) error without a certificate with a photo and description that match the stamp.
4. George Linn added to Linn’s cover as publication receives new look: Illustrator Mark Summers creates scratchboard art featured on the new cover design for Linn’s Stamp News starting with the July 16, 2018 issue.
3. Mauritius 1847-59 stamps stand among the world’s greatest rarities: Inside Linn’s. Also included in this issue: A mysterious cancellation on a 1990 Illinois cover and a recent PVI example.
2. Newest postal “heavyweight” dedicated at American Philatelic Center: Three high-denomination stamps featuring the Statue of Freedom were celebrated June 27 at a first-day ceremony in Bellefonte, Pa.
1. Cherrystone auction offers Hindenburg crash cover: The envelope from the Netherlands carried on the doomed airship in 1937 was franked with stamps celebrating scouting.
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