National U.S. Postage Stamp Day - 2021-07-01
What is National U.S. Postage Stamp Day?
July 1st is National US Postage Stamp Day. This day commemorates the simplicity of sending and receiving mail. A stamp is a payment for the delivery of a letter or package. The United States Postal Service issued its first postage stamp on July 1, 1847. This came before postage stamps were required for mail delivery. A letter could be sent without a stamp and the recipient would pay for delivery. In 1855, the postage stamp became mandatory for mail delivery. Philately is the study of stamps and postal history. Collectors look at the quality and rarity of a stamp as well as any fascinating history and inspiration behind it. It can be worth less than a cent to over $100,000 based on its historical and artistic significance.
When is National U.S. Postage Stamp Day?
National U.S. Postage Stamp Day is observed annually on July 1st!
History of National U.S. Postage Stamp Day
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