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Colin Sallee

U.S. Airmail issue date, USPS set to open new processing plant: Week’s Most Read

March 09, 2018 08:50 AM

  • The Sally Ride forever commemorative stamp will be issued May 23 in La Jolla, Calif. The Postal Service revealed issue dates for the Sally Ride stamp and four others on Feb. 28.

By Colin Sallee

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.

5. Royal Philatelic Society London reveals new location: The Royal Philatelic Society London has purchased new premises within the city and plans to move in by June 2019 after completing renovation.

4. Steve Zwillinger resigns as APRL president: The board of trustees of the American Philatelic Research Library will meet in telephone conference March 12 to elect a new president.

3. 1973 50¢ Lucy Stone stamp colors prompt questions: A question from Linn’s reader Greg Waldecker raised an issue that U.S. Stamp Notes columnist John M. Hotchner had not considered.

2. New USPS mail processing plant to set open soon in Portland, Ore.: The new plant, near Portland International Airport, has the second largest work room of any USPS plant.

1. New stamp for U.S. Airmail; issue dates announced: The United States Postal Service has revealed the issue dates for four previously announced stamps, and for a new issue commemorating U.S. Airmail.

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