Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Stamps Mark President Obama`s 50th Birthday

To mark President Obama's 50th birthday tomorrow, Aug. 4, countries are issuing stamps in his honor.

The Voice of Russia website is reporting, "Russia’s Post Office has issued a collection of stamps and envelopes to mark the 50th jubilee of the US President Barack Obama."

According to the site, "Russia`s Post Office also presented the US leader with a postmark featuring his portrait. Mr. Obama liked the gift, stamped several envelopes and then signed one of them with dedication to the museum of the Russian Post Office."

Shown above, sheetlet issued by Guyana to mark the president's 50th birthday.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM