Postage Stamps

Scooby Doo Mail Winners

Winners of the Scooby Doo contest are being contacted for their mailing address. Those who entered by mailing an entry will receive their postcard or envelope in the next two weeks. Congratulations to: Deborah Sharon R Cathy Laurie S Lynda Debra N Sherry C Taylor F Chris S Bella G  

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Antarctic Postmarks

Exotic postmarks have an allure and charm about them, especially the more well-known and scarce postmarks, such as mail postmarked from the Titanic or the Hindenburg. When I heard about an opportunity to possibly receive mail postmarked from Antarctica, I prepared four envelopes and sent them off to the first two addresses listed on this…

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Scooby Doo Mail Giveaway Mail Giveaway

I have postcards and envelopes of the Scooby Doo First Day of Issue stamps and I thought it would be fun to have a contest and mail some of them out. The postmarks come in color and also black and white. There will be 10 winners. Will you be one of them? Contest Rules: 1.…

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Highlights from the Scooby Doo Stamp Release Ceremony

Highlights from the Scooby Doo Stamp Release ceremony last Saturday at the Mall of America include getting a free envelope with a canceled Scooby stamp ready to mail (or save), a Scooby Doo pin, and an agenda for the stamp release ceremony. Ceremony Agenda Stamped envelope with ScoobyDoo cancellation and commemorative pin Stamps from the…

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Scooby Doo Postage Stamp Release is July 14 in Minneapolis

Exciting times are here in Minneapolis as we look forward to the stamp release event for the new Scooby Doo postage stamp this Saturday, July 14 at the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN. I heard about this event at the Postal Times website. There is a doo-good campaign going on in conjunction with the…

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Postage Increase on January 21, 2018

The cost to mail a 1 oz letter increases from .49 to .50 on Sunday, January 21, 2018. The postcard rate will increase from .34 to .35. There’s something soothing/correct to have the stamps at rounded numbers and not at odd/unusual numbers like it seems they have been for a long time. I have always…

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Charlie Brown Christmas Stamps

I’m super excited about the Charlie Brown Christmas stamps that go on sale October 1! I love colorful cartoon stamps and these ones look super, don’t you agree? I was almost 4 years old when the “Charlie Brown Christmas” aired in December 1965, so I grew up watching this perennial favorite. I can see myself…

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Stamps in Season

Have you received your Stamps in Season catalog from the USPS? I received mine a couple months ago. The first image below is a cover of the small newsletter/catalog. I copied a few of the 12 pages to give you an idea of what it looks like inside. The page below shows the contents of…

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