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Colin Sallee

Indiana group targets Fort Wayne for airmail museum: Week’s Most Read

March 16, 2018 08:48 AM

  • The proposed National Airmail Museum in Fort Wayne, Ind. A group has launched a fundraising effort for the museum. Image by Tessellate Studio.

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. Ken Grant named American Philatelic Research Library president: The APRL trustees filled two vacancies during a telephonic meeting and vote held March 12. Ken Grant has served previously as APRL president.

4. Nancy B. Clark receives Neinken medal: A lifelong collector, Clark has served in numerous leadership positions in both national and international philately.

3. Malawi bird stamp set a bargain if you find one: Malawi has issued several attractive sets of stamps depicting birds that are in great demand from topical collectors.

2. Cherrystone March 20-21 auction offers Italian Levant airmail rarity; U.S., worldwide: The Cherrystone lot description relates that the stamp was prepared in Constantinople for a planned flight from Bucharest to Paris.

1. Indiana group seeks airmail museum to be located in Fort Wayne: A group of aviation enthusiasts from Indiana has launched a campaign to raise $2.5 million for a National Airmail Museum to be located at Smith Field in Fort Wayne.

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