2016 U.S. combo first-day covers previewed, suspicious stamp errors analyzed: Week's Most Read
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. Stamps galore, exhibits, seminars, more await at World Stamp Show-NY 2016: For stamp collectors in the United States and around the world, the equivalent of summiting Mt. Everest will be attending World Stamp Show-NY 2016 in New York City.
4. National Bank Note Co. pursued methods to prevent reuse of stamps: During the American Civil War, something as simple as a postage stamp would become a grave concern for the United States Post Office Department.
3. Postmaster General Brennan outlines plan for USPS financial stability: The United States Postal Service has dropped its plan to end to Saturday mail deliveries, but it wants lawmakers to keep the 49¢ stamp in place.
2. 2016 U.S. stamp program: great potential for combo first-day covers: An off-the-wall combo cover for the United States 2016 Star Trek stamps might include the 1986 5.5¢ Star (Route) Truck stamp of the Transportation series.
1. Is this 1979 Christmas stamp an error or printer's waste?: There has been suspicion ever since color-omitted errors were found on a 15¢ Santa Claus Christmas Tree Ornament stamp of 1979 that some came from printer's waste.
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