Wednesday, January 02, 2008

World's first CD-ROM postage stamp

The tiny nation of Bhutan has released the world's first CD-Rom postage stamp.

Show here, the CD-ROM stamp shows some of Bhutan's most historic events: the 100th anniversary of the monarchy, the coronation of the 5th king, and Bhutan’s evolution to an emerging democracy and its signing of the new Constitution.

According to a PR Web press release, the stamps are developed by Creative Products International of Pittsburgh, PA.

The CD stamps are the latest in a series of postage stamp "firsts" by Bhutan since the 1960s. The stamps are mini-CDs that fit into a self-adhesive envelopes. When affixed to a larger envelope, the CD stamp can be used as postage.

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