December 30, 2013
A reissue of two versions of the famous Inverted Jenny postage stamp is shown. The original 1918 stamp was printed with the upside-down bi-plane by mistake. The mistake was reissued by the USPS along with a limited run of corrected stamps in 2013 as a way to bring more people into stamp collecting.
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A collector credits a hunch with helping him land one of just 100 sheets of stamps recently issued by the United States Postal Service featuring a corrected version of its rare and famous error, the 1918 “inverted Jenny.”
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