Scott #1276 – 5¢ CHRISTMAS ANGEL – 50 Years Ago

Scott #1276 – 5¢ CHRISTMAS ANGEL – 50 Years Ago

Fifty years ago, the USPS issued for the first time a religious themed stamp.  On November 1, 1965,  the subject for its 4th Christmas stamp, was of the Christmas angel Gabriel. It stirred up some controversy among those who felt it was a constitutional issue mixing...

Happy New Year – the Year of the Horse

Happy New Years from Sequoia Stamp Club and PENPEX — we wish you a great year and look forward to seeing you a club meeting or the Stamp Show in December. In celebration of the new year, here is the USPS 2014 Chinese New Year stamp – the Year of the Horse....

Folk Art Eagle #6 – PENPEX Cachets

One of our PENPEX cachets this year features the Folk Art Eagle #6 stamp, a 3/4 Water-Activated Gum (WAG) Forever® Stamped Envelope. Issued on August 9th, 2013, U.S. Postal Service continues a tradition of depicting eagles on postage by dedicating the new Folk Art...