Thursday, September 01, 2005

Fans of Rock icon Jerry Garcia want a stamp in his honor. They say if Elvis could have one so should Jerry.

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, an on-line petition to the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to consider such a stamp has garnered more than 6,000 signatures.

According to the article, "Several 'postal stamp republics,' countries that print stamps expressly to sell them to collectors, have honored Garcia. These include Mongolia, Tanzania and Niger. "

Supporters even have a Web site -

To read the entire article, click here.

To sign the Garcia stamp petition, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM