What is a cachet for stamps?

Answer A cachet is collectible piece of artwork printed, painted or drawn on a mailing envelope. These small works of art mark the first day of issue of a postal stamp or an event honored by a stamp. A ... Read More »

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What Is a Gateway Cachet?

A Gateway cachet is an autographed postal envelope that commemorates sports and political events. The envelopes have been postmarked on the day honoring the event. The autographs are obtained by Ga... Read More »

Are forever stamps valid postage stamps?

Forever stamps are valid postage for domestic letters of up to one ounce. When used to send international letters, the postage value is the same as the current value of a standard First Class stamp... Read More »

Are all stamps forever stamps?

Not all postage stamps are forever stamps. For those wishing to purchase forever stamps, they must be requested. All forever stamps have the Liberty Bell on them, while regular stamps can have many... Read More »

How many stamps come in a book of stamps?

The United States Postal Service sells stamps in books, booklets, blocks, panes and coils. A book or booklet of stamps contains 10 or 20 stamps, a block has either four or 10, and a pane has 20. Co... Read More »