By Molly Goad
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. Reviving leaders via stamps: Inside Linn’s: Also included in this issue: Stamps issued for Eastern Rumelia and South Bulgaria and much more.
4. A cover dressed to the nines: A cover canceled on Sept. 9, 1999, with a ZIP code of 99919, celebrates the nine 9¢ stamp designs that had been issued by the United States up to that date.
3. Newest U.S. federal duck stamp is self-adhesive only: The new stamp reproduces an acrylic painting of mallards by Minnesota artist Robert Hautman.
2. Market landscape appears to be changing for personalized postage providers: Personalized postage is no longer available from the online retail platform Zazzle.com; it’s uncertain if this is a temporary or permanent change.
1. Optically variable ink stamps arrive June 27: New USPS high-denomination stamps have a security element not previously seen on U.S. postage stamps.
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