Wednesday, December 27, 2006

King of the postage stamps

This year's Wonders of America set climbed to second place in the most popular stamps, but Elvis is still the King, according to a US Postal Service survey.

The Associated Press is reporting, "Some 124.1 million of the 1993 Elvis Presley stamps were saved by Americans, according to the post office, which does an annual survey of 10,000 households to determine which stamps are most popular."

Following Elvis and the Wonders of America in popularity were Wildflowers, 1992, 76.1 million stamps saved; Rock & Roll/Rhythm & Blues, 1993, 75.9 million and DC Comics Super Heroes, 2006, 73.0 million.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM