Date meets zip 51521 Pictorial Postmark

Later this week the Date meets zip 51521 presents itself as a pictorial postmark! And the wonderful thing about it is you and I have 30 days to request the postmark via the mail. 

date meets zip 51521 pictorial postmark

Welcome to our newest AnchoredScraps email blog subscribers! Over the course of blogging here for six years, we have from time to time had Date Meets Zip Pictorial Postmarks appear reflecting their respective dates including “Fillmore Zippy day 93016 Pictorial Postmark“.

Fillmore Zippy day 93016 Pictorial Postmark

Simply put, Date Meets Zip means the date itself matches the zip code.

In last weeks USPS Postal Bulletin 22571, it includes sharing about the Date meets zip 51521 for Avoca, IA 51521.  This is the address for requesting:

May 15, 2021

51521 Committee
ZIP Code Day Station
PO Box 9998
Avoca, IA 51521-9998

If you are new to the process for requesting, the entire process is at the above link. 

Here is a partial excerpt:

Customers wishing to obtain a postmark must affix stamps to any envelope or postcard of their choice, address the envelope or postcard to themselves or others, insert a card of postcard thickness in envelopes for sturdiness, and tuck in the flap. Place the envelope or postcard in a larger envelope and address it to: Pictorial Postmarks, followed by the Name of the Station, Address, City, State, ZIP+4® Code, as listed next to the postmark.

Setting Aside Letter Writing Time Challenge Continues

In follow-up from Sunday, here’s an area for sharing any letter writing items you are finding yourself writing about with the Setting Aside Letter Writing Challenge going on this month. I’ll include a few of them in Sunday’s blog post. Thanks!

Comments area for sharing any fun letter writing topics you are finding yourself writing in your letters these days. This will stay open through Saturday May 16th. Thanks!

Do you have any fun letter writing items you would like to share you are finding yourself writing in your letters these days?

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Attribution and thanks to USPS Pictorial Postmarks Announcement (link above)



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