Affordable inverted-center error profiled, new Elvis CD climbs the charts: Week's Most Read
By Joe O'Donnell
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. Here they are, in reverse order:
5. Retired judge gives 11,000 stamps to Minnesota museum: Former judge and current Albert Lea, Minn., resident Bill Sturtz has been a philatelist for decades and has accrued a wide-ranging world stamp collection during that time.
4. Kelleher to auction Kuske collection of Canal Zone rarities Sept. 9: The stamps are from a specialized collection formed by Donald A. Kuske, a retired chemist who grew up in North Dakota.
3. Postal Service to issue new variety of Spectrum Eagle coil stamps Sept. 2: First-day covers will be postmarked Eagleville, Mo., a village of “approximately 316” people, according to the Eagleville website.
2. Elvis CD from USPS climbing the charts: Elvis Presley has returned to the pop charts, with a little help from the United States Postal Service.
1. George Washington revenue with inverted center is affordable: While the 1918 24¢ Inverted Jenny airmail (Scott C3a) will probably elude most of us, there are some inverted-center error stamps that might be in reach for less wealthy collectors.
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