Skip to comments.Reagan birth centennial stamp debuts
Posted on 12/13/2010 12:06:08 PM PST by jazusamo
If it was "morning in America" for President Ronald Reagan, a new commemorative postage stamp due in February to mark "the Gipper's" birth centennial will forever view the sunrise.
The new commemorative stamp, whose design was unveiled Monday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., always will be valid for a 1-ounce first-class letter, the U.S. Postal Service confirmed. It officially will be released at the library on Feb. 10, 2011, four days after the 100th anniversary of Reagan's birth.
The design was published first in Linn's Stamp News, a hobbyist publication. Earlier this year, Linn's broke the news that a Reagan Centennial postage stamp would be released.
Although the preliminary design shows a 44-cent value, the postal agency recently announced that all commemorative, or special, issues will be inscribed with "Forever," instead of a face value, meaning they would sell for the then-current first-class rate but would remain valid for first-class mail even when rates increase.
A USPS spokesman who asked not to be identified by name said a revised version showing the "Forever" inscription will be released Dec. 28.
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Reagan birth centennial stamp debuts
Thanks for the heads-up. My dear old mother needs some more stamps
(believes in actually writing letters...very old school).
Having them as “forever” stamps probably will clear them out in no time.
So I’ll be at the post office as early as possible. Gotta’ get some for
my brother as well.
I was shocked that the local PBS station (Sedalia/Warrensburg) aired the rather fair
“American Experience” biography on “The Lifeguard” RR on Monday.
When I saw it on first airing in Los Angeles, I was stunned at
how good...and balanced it was.
As for the stamp I’d have preferred RR with a cowboy hat or aboard a horse.
That would cause severe mental distress to Dems/Libs. (chuckle)
...the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.,....
Anyone that makes it to Southern California MUST visit the RR Presidential Library.
Beautiful landscape. It was great when I visited but now has a lot
of upgrades, including the installation of Dutch’s Air Force One.
BUT...do pay attention to the signs that say (in so many words)
“Stay off the grass. There are rattlesnakes.”
I and my cousin chuckled at one of the most effective public warning
signs in history.
My MIL lives with us and is quite elderly. She has pen pals all over the country and spends I don’t know how much on stamps.
I told her about the new Ronald Reagan stamp and she’s thrilled to death, keeps asking about it.
I’ve never been to the RR Presidential Library, it’s a long haul for us now. I was born and raised in So CA and am very familiar with Simi Valley and the whole area.
Believe me when I say there are plenty of rattlesnakes in that country but don’t know if they actually get close to the installation.
When playing golf on many of the courses there we were always very careful, especially if going into the rough after a ball which I did often. LOL!
Since I never make it here in the mornings, here is a
Quite cold here. Possibly more frost tomorrow, if there’s any moisture left in the air. No snow forecast, but rain this weekend.
LOL, that was in one of our early Gaelic lessons! 'Se piotsa a tha i aig iarraidh! (It's pizza she's wanting, turning up her nose at 'neeps & 'tatties.)
I'll be turning up my nose at 'neeps and tatties too, for the familiar oats. I have, after all, a plow to pull.
I think I’ll have fruit. We have a tiny bit of snow on grass and roofs, but the temperature is nearly above freezing already. I’ll have to check the website to make sure they’re having Vlad’s swimming lesson this morning.
That looks like a cilantro seedling. My catz love cilantro.
Well, since I seldom make it here in the evenings, here is a
Have a good evening!
I was so tired yesterday I was asleep at 3:30. My phone rang at 4:30, so that kept me awake for a while, but I’m up and on it this morning.
And very tired. I still have things to clean before my son gets here next week, but I’m not going to push it.
Breakfast? Hmmmm. Maybe I’ll see about that.
Your deep freeze is chilling me to the bones! I hate when that happens!
It would be nice if you had some spring.
I stayed up until nearly 10, reading the book about Cuba and occasionally paying attention to the show DP was watching.
Now I need to find Tom and have him take Ash for a walk. She’s been out in the yard, but it wasn’t what she wanted. Shannon just reached up and patted my shoulder, with a few claws. She wants the warm weather turned on!
If I have a really good book, and I’m feeling fairly decent, I can stay up until 10, but for the most part, I’m doing good if I can last until 7.
I’m with Shannon! I want the warm weather turned on!!
Thanks! Catnip seems to alter one’s perspective. Or ability. Or perspective of one’s ability...
(Ow. That hurt. I’m not used to thinking so early in the AM.)
LOL! Those are cute.
White Cat was sitting on the outside of the schoolroom window this morning, asking to come in. Jake had a Snit. Wednesday would have had a psychotic freakout and broken the window; she really hated other cats, except for Shannon.
White Cat is probably tired of the snow and cold, and senses warm people, good food and some really neat hiding places behind the window pane.
Wednesday was a sweetie. Odd, but sweet.
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