Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Obama/Biden Inauguration Cover

On January 20, Barack Obama will become America's 44th president.

In observance of the inauguration, the Postal Service is offering a philatelic folio which includes a collectible stamped envelope with silk portraits of Barack Obama and Joseph Biden, and a digital color postmark dated Jan. 20, 2009.

The folio also includes photographs of the newly elected president and vice-president and biographical information, a brief history on inaugural tradition and the presidential oath of office.

The commemorative folio is $14.95. Pre-orders are now being accepted at and will be shipped starting Jan. 20, 2009. Official sales begin Jan. 20 at select Post Offices, or by calling 800-STAMP24.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM