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Colin Sallee

Trump continues to stir the pot with the USPS: Week’s Most Read

June 08, 2018 09:30 AM

  • United States Postal Service mail delivery vehicle. U.S. Postal Service photograph.

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. New Scott numbers for Air Mail Centenary, Peace Rose stamps: These new Scott catalog numbers were assigned to U.S. and U.N. stamps issued during the past month.

4. World War I forever stamp to be issued at Kansas City, Mo. museum: The United States Turning the Tide stamp will be issued at the National World War I Museum and Memorial July 27.

3. U.S. and Cuba resume regular mail service after test period ended: Direct mail service to Cuba had been blocked for more than 50 years, part of a United States embargo on the communist nation.

2. Meet the stamp collecting side of astronaut Sally Ride: A quick glance at some of the pages of Ride’s stamp collection reveals a passion for Olympics and space.

1. President Trump’s meetings with postmaster general stir further debate: The latest news from President Donald Trump’s war on Amazon’s discounted mail contract with the United States Postal Service is bad news for Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan.

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