Skip to comments.Postal Service will be releasing newest stamp honoring President Ronald Reagan (February 10, 2011)
Posted on 02/09/2011 8:49:16 PM PST by Steelers6
2011 is a very special year - it is the Celebration of the 100th Birthday of Ronald Reagan. There are activities and grand events planned throughout the Centennial Year. Click on the link below for an update. You'll want to get your reservations in NOW for some of them. Don't miss the Centennial Gala, held at Deer Valley Country Club in Deer Grove, IL. Guest Speaker: Newt Gingrich (includes a book-signing). This event is sponsored by the Tampico Hisorical Society & The Reagan Centennial Commission. REAGAN CENTENNIAL EVENTS CALENDAR -
From Ronald Reagan Birthplace
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DOUBLE RAINBOW STAMP & ENVELOPE CANCELLATIONS
On February 6th, 2011 the Reagan Birthplace announces that the U.S. Postal Service will provide a Postal Station at the Birthplace. Hours for the station will be 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Birthplace is planning to offer silk screen cachets featuring a double rainbow stamp for the centennial celebration. Purchase price will be $7.50 each. After purchasing your cachet, you may have it canceled with the Feb. 6th, 2011 date.
On February 10th, the Postal Service will be releasing the newest stamp honoring Ronald Reagan. There will be a dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Birthplace & cachets will also be available on that day featuring the new Ronald Reagan Forever stamp.
Mail orders will be available after those dates for $10.00. Contact: Ronald Reagan Birthplace to place orders: Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705, email@example.com P. O. Box 344 Tampico, IL 61283
Reagan Centennial 2011
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RONALD REAGAN CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY PARTY
2011 Season for RONALD REAGAN BIRTHPLACE & MUSEUM 111 Main St., Tampico, IL CONTACT PERSON: Joan Johnson TELEPHONE NUMBER: 815-622-8705 E-MAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com *****************************************************
February 4, 2011 - Reagan Centennial Celebration - Deer Valley Country Club
For those that cannot make the Centennial Gala @ Deer Valley, a dinner will be served at the Tampico Middle School, with a live video feed during Newt Gingrich's speech. Details to follow. BIRTHPLACE HOURS OF OPERATION
February 6, 2011 - Annual Reagan Birthday Celebration, 10a-4pm. Birthplace/Museum will be open - 111 S. Main Street, Tampico, IL. Refreshments served at the Tampico Historical Society, 119 S. Main Street, Tampico, IL.
March, 2011 - Open Saturdays, 10a-4p & Sundays, 1p-4p
*April through October, 2011: Mon. - Saturday: 10a-4p Sunday: 1-4p Or by appt. after hours
lol. You still buy stamps? I would not waste my time at all.
I’m sure you’ll meet Ronnie’s little liberal boy, Ron jr at the post office with the same enthusiasm (sarc/)
That is so beautiful!
Dutch’s face cut a fine figure because his spirit shone from within.
A man of character whose character defined him and his times.
We shan’t see his type again for a long, long time.
Not a fan of Reagan?
Why is the 44 crossed out?
RR doesn’t like BO?
It’s a forever stamp so whatever the rates go to you’ll be covered. I know some people collect like Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Hope, etc. I don’t know how long they will be sold or if this is a 1 day deal, wouldn’t think it’s just for 1 day but wanted to let FREEPERS know.
In my opinion, his image should be carved on Mt. Rushmore- if that is possible.
If you don’t like President Reagan name another President in the last Century you did like.
44 cents. Crossed out to prevent counterfeiting from the image, I presume.
Not a fan of stamps or government run businesses. Of course you have every right to support the big government. I don’t expect you to be a conservative but on this site I want you to be.
Its a forever stamp so whatever the rates go to youll be covered. I know some people collect like Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Hope, etc. I dont know how long they will be sold or if this is a 1 day deal, wouldnt think its just for 1 day but wanted to let FREEPERS know.
Thank you for letting us know!
No, just not a fan of snail mail.
As for me, I can’t remember the last time I used a stamp.
I am sure you meant to comment to the other dude?
If not click on my name..
lol. Come on seriously. Because he doesn’t want to buy a stamp it is a slight on Reagan. Some of you are WORSE than liberals.
Yes, I will buy them and use them to send letters to my more Liberal family members.
Haaa haa ha ha haaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!
I agree, but I am not willing to give up recognizing the special events of family members and friends. No Hallmark fan, I make all my own greetings, often not traditional cards, but have to get them all over the country!
Not a fan of stamps or government run businesses. Of course you have every right to support the big government. I dont expect you to be a conservative but on this site I want you to be.
Do I have your permission to be a conservative? Please, please, allow mew to be a conservative.
So do you use public roads, or public utilities? The government is useful for somethings among them infrastructure.
Mt Rushmore should remain Mt Rushmore...
Just dont use the RR stamps to mail your taxes ... Youll be setting yourself up like a bowling pin for an audit!
Just today I was hearing public roads exist because the postal service which is authorized by the Constitution and created justification to make the roads. Ike apparently thought that too small a fig leaf or the highway system so it was created under the guise of "national security."
Looks ok although the hand on chin is an odd pose. The background could pass for CA. While I send very few pieces of mail, I’m nearly out of stamps. Still in all, I’m not a fan of “commemorative” stamps and will probably pass on these.
He said in his post he was not a fan of Reagan, that’s what my question was about. I didn’t say anything about FREEPERS had to buy stamps.
I think that you are probably correct about that. And I really doubt that it’s possible anyway.
So the problem is that the stamp is put out by the government? Consider thhat the government of our country, in today’s world, is honoring Ronald Reagan. That seems remarkable to me. I’m pleased.
But I don’t use the post office. Not because I object to it, but because I am an email fiend. I do all my communication via electronic means. When I MUST send something, I tend to use DHL.
But I like the stamp.
I can just see some Far Left wacko licking his lips as he licks the stamp knowing conservatives will get the blame.
...causing pain / suffering injury to IRS Workers?
I will buy these - and USE them!
Some people still send letters and what an excellent way to remind people of contrast.
Like someone said earlier, it's a simplistic anti-counterfeiting measure.
The image I just saw has a 44 on it, so that’s not a forever stamp. Too bad. If it’s a 44 it will be outmoded the next time they raise the first class postage rates.
They said previously it will be forever. “Reagan forever”
That’s why the 44 is crossed out
I saved a couple of the ones from a few years ago. I’ll do the same this time.
I wish they would make them universal stamps: I’d buy a brick.
Others have commented: The USPS routinely crosses out the 44 or whatever the number is, when depicting stamp designs in the media. It looks like this is a 44 cent stamp. (No matter; I would keep using it in case of an increase, with makeup stamps added.)
There was a story about this a few weeks ago & the postal service said it would be forever
I have some Richard Nixons. :)