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.
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5. Illinois Statehood ceremony at Lincoln Library: A new forever stamp celebrating the 200th anniversary of Illinois statehood will be issued March 5 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.
4. Superstar Lena Horne's stamp unveiled at first-day ceremony: The United States forever stamp honoring Brooklyn-born entertainer Lena Horne was unveiled in New York City Jan. 30.
3. Add this set of Algeria's first stamps to your collection: Although not priced as a set in mint never-hinged condition, the total catalog value for such a set is $72.
2. Provocative expertizing questions receive provocative responses: A provocative letter sent anonymously poses several questions about expertization that beg for a response.
1. Cost to collect stamps of the world for 2016: It is time once more to look at the costs to obtain the new issues created by the various foreign stamp-issuing entities listed in the Scott catalogs.
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