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The United States Wedding Cake Postage Stamp

The Wedding Cake postage stamps were first issued by the United States in 2009 and have been reissued in self-adhesive sheets of twenty for 2013.  The 66 cent postage stamps are sure to be a hit once again for brides and grooms sending out wedding invitations or those who want to add a touch of [...]

Thanksgiving Day Parade To Be Viewed On Postage Stamps

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated by American’s each year on the fourth Thursday of each November.  In present day and past celebrations, it is a day where we gather together with family and friends to give thanks for the blessings that life has bestowed upon us.  We celebrate Thanksgiving Day by feasting on an abundance of [...]

Mother Teresa Postage Stamp Released Part II Of II

Continuing from Wednesday… Issuing the Mother Teresa postage stamp has not been supported by everyone however.  An atheist group has protested the issuance of the Mother Teresa postage stamp after the United States Postal Service announced its pending release last year. The Freedom from Religion Foundation discounted the fact that Mother Teresa was being honored [...]

Mother Teresa Postage Stamp Released Part I Of II

In 1979, Mother Teresa won the Nobel Peace Prize for her 50 years of service working with the sick and poor in India.  Despite the previous objection of some folks, the Mother Teresa postage stamp has finally been released by the United States Postal Service. There was a special ceremony to celebrate the occasion held [...]

Bill Mauldin Honored With A Postage Stamp Part II Of II

In continuation from Wednesday… Bill Mauldin was born in Mountain Park, New Mexico on October 29, 1921.  By the age of 17, Mauldin had decided that he wanted to become a political cartoonist.  Following suit like his father and grandfather did before him, in 1940 Mauldin joined the US Army.  He was soon assigned to [...]

Bill Mauldin Honored With A Postage Stamp Part I Of II

World War II may be forgotten for some, but thanks to the United States Postal Service an important World War II cartoonist’s memory will live on for years to come.  In March of 2010, the United States postal service honored one of America’s greatest cartoonist’s of all time by issuing a 44 cent postage stamp.  [...]

You Don’t Have To Wait Until Sunday To See The Sunday Funnies Postage Stamps!

I remember the good old days as a young child when I awoke early on a Sunday morning and made my weekly run to the end of the driveway to retrieve our morning newspaper.  With eager anticipation I opened it up…not to read the news of course…I was on the hunt for the always delightfully [...]

Postage Stamps Created From Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Ash Part III Of III

Continuing from Friday… In addition to these cool postage stamps, the Iceland Post is selling some other fun items to commemorate the volcano’s eruption.  You could also purchase a key chain, paper weight, and something interesting called a “message in a bottle”. The Eyjafjallajökull Volcano erupting is not an every day occurrence, nor is creating [...]

Postage Stamps Created From Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Ash Part II Of III

Continuing from Wednesday… On July 22, 2010 the Iceland Post issued three incredible postage stamps that featured three different views of the erupting Eyjafjallajökull Volcano.  Each stamp was printed in a sheet of 10.  The stamps are inscribed “Local Letter”, Letters to Europe”, and Letters to Other Countries.  Two of the postage stamps feature incredible [...]

Postage Stamps Created From Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Ash Part I Of III

In the spring of 2010, much to the amazement of scientists and countrymen alike, Iceland’s largest volcano, the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano came to life.  The volcano was previously dormant for almost two centuries when on March 20, 2010 a red cloud began glowing above the giant glacier that covers it.  Days later, fire fountains shot as [...]