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Lawsuit contests letter-rate increase: Week's Most Read

Mar 29, 2019, 7 AM
A petition filed with the appeals court in the District of Columbia takes issue with the 5ยข increase in United States domestic letter rates implemented Jan. 27.

By Linn’s staff

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. When the postmaster tried to sell the town: Also this week, Modern U.S. Mail by Tony Wawrukiewicz, and a Kitchen Table Philately mixture of 75 different 19th century stamps.

4. Post office murals featured on April 10 U.S. set of five: The stamps show artwork commissioned during the Great Depression to decorate federal buildings.to decorate federal buildings.

3. Be aware of fakes before buying this Franklin stamp: Our tipsters offer sound advice for collectors looking to buy the 1910 1¢ green Benjamin Franklin horizontal coil stamp with gauge 8½ vertical perforations.

2. Two U.S. stamps announced for moon landing anniversary: The United States Postal Service will issue two forever stamps to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing.

1. Lawsuit contests letter-rate increase implemented Jan. 27: A petition filed with the appeals court in the District of Columbia takes issue with the 5¢ increase in United States domestic letter rates implemented Jan. 27.

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