July 25 2017
Run out of stamps? In 1863, USPS introduced free city delivery and in 1874, the General Postal Union was established to coordinate postal policies among some countries like Germany, Egypt, Austria-Hungary and more. The concept of commemorative stamps that we are used to now was first issued in 1893. Parcel Post began in 1913 and scheduled airmail services kicked off 5 years later. Till today, USPS works hard to deliver your mails and packages in the quickest, most efficient way possible!
After logging in to the WordPress admin area, you can create a shipment by clicking on the ‘create shipment' button on the right side of the order details page. Shipment details would automatically be sent to online account and then the shipping label( GIF / JPG / PDF ) would get generated which you can print. Postage is automatically paid on these labels using your account.
You will be amazed to learn about the variety of stamps still available on the market. Feeling all excited about the content of a letter? Shop around and you will likely find a stamp to portray your mood. Like Steve Jobs said, there's an app, I mean stamp for that. You will also find stamps commemorating local culture, historical events and people who made America great. Natural scenery and fauna or flora also frequently makes it onto stamps. Countries often use stamps to express their culture and individuality. One only needs to look at the three global players namely Russia, Europe and America to see to what length they will go to artistically express themselves, hiring masterful artist to design their stamps.
The subjects found on the face of postage stamps are generally what defines a particular stamp issue to the public and are often a reason why they are saved by collectors or history enthusiasts. Graphical subjects found on postage stamps have ranged from the early portrayals of kings, queens and presidents to later depictions of ships, birds and satellites, 37 famous people , 50 historical events, comics, dinosaurs, hobbies (knitting, stamp collecting), sports, holiday themes, and a wealth of other subjects too numerous to list.
Unless you need additional compensation cover for valuable items (standard First Class mail provides compensation up to £20), ignore the options on the right-hand side of this page. Instead, click Continue and select a delivery service from the list provided. Signed or and Guaranteed Delivery options are available here too. We're going to use standard First Class stamps. Click Continue once you've chosen.