A philatelic Final Jeopardy clue: Week’s Most Read
By Linn’s staff
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 on the headlines to read the stories.
This week, our tipsters offer a recommendation: "Only you know what you can afford and what you can’t. But don’t let a catalog value arbitrarily stand in your way if it is something that you need and can afford."
The self-adhesive stamps are shaped like the desserts they show; for example, two pie-shaped stamps depict Saskatoon berry pie and Quebec’s sugar pie, respectively.
As the news of the fire at Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral rocked the headlines on April 15, Linn's looks back at the church's presence on the stamps of France.
Three new commemorative forever stamps, to be issued May 10, celebrate the massive project that made it possible to transport people and goods from one coast to another entirely by rail.
During the show's April 15 episode, host Alex Trebek, remarked, "I can’t recall ever having ‘Stamps’ as the subject for Final Jeopardy."
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