Monday, January 19, 2009

Presidential Stamp Collector Awaits Inauguration

Television station KVBC in Las Vegas reports, "The excitement is mounting for many as Barack Obama prepares to become the nation's 44th president," including one man who collects stamps that commemorate the Inaugurations of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, JFK and others.

George Coleman, whose stamp collection once belonged to his mother-in-law, is quoted as saying, "I've got about every president we ever had."

Shown above, 2005 USPS Bush Inaugural envelope.

To read the entire article and to watch a video, click here.

For more on U.S. presidents on stamps, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:02 AM