This article refers to the early self-adhesive postage stamps of the USA, issued from between November 1989 through December 1994, specifically those issued in strips for use in affixing machines used for the placement of stamps on first-day covers.
Travel the world on the magic carpets of philately. Stamp booklets take you back in time, reveal facts about historical events, shed light on cultural activities and help you learn about everyday living in distant lands. Booklets arouse your passion about current and past world activities, facts you might never have known but will enrich your life. The booklets start the journey.
[This article was originally published in Linn's Stamp News, July 2005.] In the summer of 1890, 17 year old Robert M. Miller founded the Sons of Philatelia (S of P). He wanted to establish a philatelic society that was affordable to collectors. With dues of $.25, compared to the $2.50 annual dues of the American […]
There isn’t any! That is, there isn’t any commercial advertising designed to sell a product. And there never was. Not even commercial advertising designated as being tasteful or an announcement “sponsored by” any non-government organization. The United States has never allowed stamp booklets to convey messages other than those of the Post Office or the […]