Stamp of the Week – Clarifications and Corrections

The last Stamp of the Week post requires a correction. Our brand new philatelic research assistant, that would be me, was mistaken in stating that the Cape Hatteras stamps was the first U.S. issue to have perforations on the image. The 1967 space walk issue, pictured above, was the first to be printed in thisContinue reading “Stamp of the Week – Clarifications and Corrections”

Stamp of The Week

This week we feature the 1972 U.S. Postal issue commemorating Cape Hatteras on the Atlantic coast of North Caroline . This stamp is a mile stone in U.S.Postal Service stamp design. It is the first stamp that the image was not contained with in the bounds of the perforation. I recall that at the timeContinue reading “Stamp of The Week”