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.
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5. Postal Service blamed for late ballot delivery in Virginia election: Election officials across the state declined to process many absentee ballots that were delivered after the polls closed.
4. Add waves to your collection with this beautiful 2012 USPS $1 definitive: It appears that few dealers and almost no collectors bought panes of 10 $1 stamps in quantity at the time they were issued.
3. Royal Mail honors 70th wedding anniversary on souvenir sheet: The six stamps in the souvenir sheet are arranged in three se-tenant (side-by-side) pairs, with each pair including a first-class stamp and a £1.57 stamp.
2. Disappearing blue collection mailboxes; routine density tests performed: The Postal Service’s neighborhood curbside blue collection boxes are dropping like flies.
1. Four postal forms to be phased out starting in January: Some post offices have already implemented the changes, and others still have some of the forms readily available in lobbies.
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