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. Britain adds a touch of magic to Harry Potter stamps: Harry Potter, his friends, teachers and other images from the popular film series will appear on 15 nondenominated first-class stamps.
4. Former Postmaster General Paul N. Carlin honored: They gathered at the Metropolitan Club in downtown Washington, D.C., to remember a man who got one of the rawest deals ever given a departing postal executive.
3. Tip of the week: 1869 Post Horse and Rider: The 1869 United States 2¢ brown Post Horse and Rider stamp is a good buy at 70-80 percent of the 2018 Scott catalog values.
2. USPS, Israel Post prepare joint issue for 2018 Hanukkah stamp: For the second year in a row, the United States Postal Service is engaging in an end-of-the-year joint issue with another postal authority.
1. Task force’s recommendations to Trump remain a mystery: The silence has led to several public predictions that the panel’s proposals will “never see the light of day.”
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