1994 Swedish booklet sure to turn heads at Gaertner sale: Week’s Most Read
By Colin Sallee
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. Recent U.S. postmarks incorporate themes of summer, fundraising: The American Cancer Society has sponsored a special postmark for its June 2 Relay for Life in Rock Falls, Ill.
4. William Burrus, former postal workers union head, has died: William Burrus, who rose from a postal clerk to become president of one of the largest federal worker unions, died May 19. He was 81.
3. Two 1950 covers show free forwarding of merchant mariner mail: In 1950, the Post Office Department allowed mail sent to a marine whose ship had sailed before receipt to be forwarded without additional cost.
2. Original artwork commissioned for Royal Academy of Arts stamp set: Royal Mail will issue the six stamps commemorating 250 years of the academy June 5.
1. Unique 1994 Sweden stamp booklet in Gaertner’s June 11-15 auction: Auction features individual catalogs for Asia, Malaya, thematics and overseas, Europe, Germany, international rarities and more.
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