Saturday, October 28, 2006

US aerograms to disappear

Linn's Stamp News reports that the United States Postal Service will no longer issue aerograms when the supply on hand is gone.

David Failor, executive director of stamps services for the Postal Service is quoted as saying, "Demand for these has been next to nothing for the past five years."

Shown above is a commercially produced aerogram from the Roland Austin Collection. Such areograms are highly unusual and hard to find.

If you're interested in areograms, you might want to check out which is dedicated to the study and enjoyment of world-wide Aerogrammes (Aerograms), Air Letter Sheets and the equivalent.

To visit, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM