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Molly Goad

US $2 Jenny Invert reflections: Week’s Most Read

October 12, 2018 08:10 AM

  • Figure 1. The United States $2 Jenny Invert souvenir sheet of six (Scott 4806) was issued Sept. 22, 2013.

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.

Click the links to read the stories.

5. Czech stamps tell story of religious reformer — Inside Linn’s: In this issue, you'll also find a review of a dirt cheap stamp buy, and a tip for collecting this year's United States Peace Rose forever stamp.

4. Solid results at first Gross stamp treasures sale Oct. 3: Amid a packed room, the first part of William H. Gross’ superlative collection of U.S. stamps and covers was sold Oct. 3 in New York City, with many realizations far exceeding presale estimates.

3. Diplomatic meeting canceled over controversial stamps: Pakistan's pane of 20 se-tenant stamps for Kashmir Martyr’s Day is partly responsible for the sudden cancellation of a meeting between India and Pakistan.

2. Looking up detailed postal rules: U.S. Stamp Notes columnist John M. Hotchner discusses the importance of the U.S. Postal Service's Postal Bulletin

1. Reflecting on upright $2 Jenny Invert five years later: Stamp production video reveals new tidbit in the production of the intentionally created version of the stamp with the plane flying the correct way.

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