Enter our monthly Stamp "I.Q." Contest just by answering the question below.
Each month we will
randomly draw one winner from among all correct answers
award a very desirable grand prize! Everyone who enters will receive a
monthly E-Mail bulletin announcing our latest "I.Q." Contest.
Answers must be submitted by the 25th of the month
received after that date may not be part of the drawing,
as our winner is typically picked
shortly after that date.
Our July 2017 Grand Prize
Scott# 1690var 13c (1976) Benjamin Franklin
Sought After 'Color Shift' Variety
Post Office FRESH, Never Hinged
2-Way Shifting of Dark Blue Color
Normal Included for Comparison
A Great Founding Father Variety - Happy 4th
John Wojcik of the Connecticut
was our June IQ
contest winner, answering:
the 44c (2009) Simpson Family Issue,
lost the U.S. Postal Service well over $1,000,000.00.
The USPS wasted $1.2 million printing 1 billion stamps with the
likenesses of Homer, Bart, Lisa and other Simpsons characters.
According to Bloomberg Financial, the problem was the agency only sold
318 million stamps, leaving a glut of 682 million leftover Simpsons.
HAPPY 4th of JULY!
Pictured above is a strip of 3 U.S. founding fathers.
Each was elevated to a very high service to our country.
There is a strange trivia type question resulting from these fine gentlemen.
Our question is this: Can you identify who they are?
AND - What happened that causes an interesting bit of U.S. trivia?
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