During the 1600s, there was postal service in the early American colonies. One of the first postal routes between Boston and New York beagn in 1639. In July of 1847, the first adhesive United States postage stamps were introduced, and it wasn’t long after that it was discovered that people really enjoyed collecting them. So in the 1890s the United States began to issue collectible commemorative stamps to please these collectors, which created a nice increase in revenues. It was a win win situation. In 1775 Benjamin Franklin was appointed as the first Postmaster General. The position was recognized for it’s great importance by being included in the President’s cabinet.
COMING SOON ► US Stamps from my private collection will be displayed here. Until then look over some of my favorites from this nice selection ▼
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