Rare U.S. biplane stamp stolen six decades ago to be returned

June 2, 2016 12:13 PM

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NEW YORK A rare "Inverted Jenny" stamp stolen 61 years ago is set to be officially returned to the library that owns it by U.S. authorities on Thursday.

The 1918 24-cent U.S. stamp features an airplane mistakenly printed upside-down. It will be turned over to the American Philatelic Research Library during the World Stamp Show in New York, the office of Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said.

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