The History of Hockey New Forever Stamp

By on 11-06-2017 in Blog Post, Postage Stamps

The History of Hockey New Forever Stamp
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The History of Hockey New Forever Stamp greets us on this Monday.

The First Day of Issue was last month, on October 20th.

USPS History of Hockey New Forever Stamp 

“With the issuance of these two se-tenant stamps, the U.S. Postal Service® and Canada Post join in celebrating ice hockey, the fast-paced sport played on frozen ponds and in rinks across North America.”

To order the stamp at the USPSStamps site, click here.

Linn’s Stamp News

There is an informative article from October 5th, over at Linn’s Stamp News. It is written by Michael Baadke. I’ve included references to some of his other articles in previous posts here including ‘Jeopardy!’ episode On a Postage Stamp category.

From Linn’s Stamp News – “United States, Canada reveal joint issue for history of ice hockey”

“…Two stamp designs were revealed Oct. 5 that will both appear on stamps issued by each of the two countries.

As described by the U.S. Postal Service, one design shows a player in a contemporary uniform and using modern equipment, and the other is wearing vintage garb and using old-fashioned gear.

The nondenominated (49¢) U.S. forever stamps will be issued in two different formats: in a pane of 20, and in a souvenir sheet of two stamps.” …

To read the entire article, click here.

Thank you for joining me today. I’m going be ordering these stamps online. It will be perfect for including in my letter to a pen pal in Canada! Perhaps you’ll consider ordering a set for yourself and/or for mailing letters.

Anchors Aweigh,  

Helen


The History of Hockey New Forever Stamp Attribution & Thank you to the following I’m referencing today for my daily blog post encouraging letter writing –

USPSStamps The History of Hockey New Forever Stamp, Image, Excerpt

Linn’s Stamp News – United States, Canada reveal joint issue for history of ice hockey, from October 05, is by Michael Baadke

AnchoredScraps ‘Jeopardy!’ episode On a Postage Stamp category,  5-13-2017 by Helen Rittersporn

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