'Strange Stamp Squad' returns, Canadian flag turns 50: Week's Most Read
What country issued this stamp? The answer is hidden in the stamp’s design.
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. Canada’s Maple Leaf flag celebrates 50th anniversary: Fifty years to the day after it first ran up the flagpole on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada — the red Maple Leaf flag was honored by Canada Post.
4. A new look for royal definitives from three countries: Recent royal definitive stamps from the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden feature a new crown, a new monarch and new portraits, respectively.
3. British Honduras World War I stamps with moire overprints: The effects of the war reached across the seas to create an unusual set of stamps for the colony.
2. Many stamp societies make their journals available online: A few groups make all their journals available to everyone, but most restrict the publications to members only.
1. ‘Strange Stamp Squad' investigates migraine-inducing new issue: If you stare at it long enough, you may figure out the issuing country and the denomination.
Editor's note: Metrics were measured between Friday, Feb. 13, and 12:42 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20.
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