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Linn’s 2018 popularity poll: Week’s Most Read

Mar 1, 2019, 8 AM
Printing innovations were used on multiple United States stamp issues in 2018, including lenticular motion on the Art of Magic souvenir sheet, a sparkling reflective effect on the Bioluminescent Life commemorative stamps, a scratch-and-sniff component on the Frozen Treats definitive stamps, and optically variable ink on the denominations of the Statue of Freedom high-denomination definitive stamps.

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 the links to read the stories.

5. A ‘Savannah’ correction: U.S. Stamp Notes columnist John M. Hotchner follows up on an article from the June 4, 2018 issue.

4. Star Ribbon forever stamp at ASDA show March 22: On March 22, a new nondenominated (55¢) Star Ribbon forever stamp will be issued in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., a western suburb of Chicago.

3. Barnum’s no-humbug handstamp — Inside Linn’s: Also this week, stories about stamps from the Kingdom of Tonga and a mixture of stamps with more than 23 countries represented.

2. Moon landing stamp caption contest: The cartoon caption contest stamp for March is the 1969 10¢ Moon Landing airmail stamp.

1. Linn’s 2018 U.S. stamp popularity poll: Innovations in printing technology were used for a number of United States stamps issued in 2018.

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