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Molly Goad

Sparkling Holidays souvenir sheet: Week’s Most Read

September 07, 2018 09:00 AM

  • This single-stamp Sparkling Holidays souvenir sheet will be issued along with a set of four forever stamps on Oct. 11.

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. Canada’s new intaglio $4 sheep: Inside Linn’s: In this issue, you'll also find part 2 of our Roman States stamp series, and how to collect King George V Seahorses.

4. U.S. First Responders stamp honors those who serve: Details and background on the new Honoring First Responders forever stamp, and a look back at previous stamp tributes to those men and women.

3. Spink USA auction includes two rare Victoria issues: Two top items from the Sept. 12-13 Philatelic Collector’s series auction are black Queen Victoria stamps of Great Britain and Canada.

2. Thomas the Tank Engine chugs onto new UNPA issue: The United Nations Postal Administration is issuing a pane of 10 stamps and labels Sept. 12 to bring attention to the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals initiative.

1. Souvenir sheet added to Oct. 11 Sparkling Holidays set: The United States Postal Service will issue a single-stamp souvenir sheet for Christmas using an advertising illustration by Haddon Sundblom.

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