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CSAC members send letter to new PMG Brennan, possible Apgar imperf surfaces: Week's Most Read

Feb 6, 2015, 5 AM

 Benjamin Franklin Bailar, Cary R. Brick and John M. Hotchner sent a letter to new Postmaster General Megan Brennan.

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, according to reader metrics. 

Click the links to read the stories. Here they are, in reverse order: 

5. Upright Jenny Invert pane, imperf stamps from press sheets to be listed by Scott: The United States 2013 upright $2 Jenny Invert pane will be listed for the first time in the 2016 Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States and Covers.   

4. 1¢ Bobcat coil variety to be issued at Aripex show: The new stamp is a self-adhesive in coils of 10,000 printed by Ashton Potter.   

3. Possible 20¢ Apgar imperf surfaces on 2002 cover in Fla.: The suspect Apgar error, a badly torn single, was used in combination with other stamps to pay the postage.

2. No speedy delivery for letter to PMG Brennan: Poor Express Mail service delayed delivery of a critical letter from three former members of the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee.

1. An Open Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan: Benjamin Franklin Bailar, Cary R. Brick and John M. Hotchner, former members of the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, laid out their suggested changes to the U.S. Postal Service's stamp program.

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Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Jan. 30, and 10:13 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6.