Tuesday, September 15, 2009

USA Forever FDC

Name: Forever - Liberty Bell (2009 Edition)
Date of Issue: 07 August 2009

In 2007, the U.S. Postal Service issued the Forever stamp, which will always be valid as First-Class postage on standard envelopes weighing one ounce or less, regardless of any subsequent increases in the First-Class rate. The stamp art depicts the Liberty Bell, which is perhaps the most prominent and recognizable symbol associated with American independence. Over the years, the historic significance of the bell's message has transcended our national borders, and today the Liberty Bell is an international icon of freedom. Replicas of the Liberty Bell exist in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.

Comment: If you check the colors of two stamps carefully, you can find these are two varieties. Yes, Please check the year-date 2009 carefully, The copper one is printed by Ashton Potter and the black one is printed by Avery Dennison.

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