Fund the Fight with Breast Cancer Research Stamps

 


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On July 29, 1998 an Act of Congress authorized the Breast Cancer Research semipostal stamp.

Semipostals are stamps on which the price exceeds the regular first-class letter rate. The difference is devoted to a specific cause. Currently a First Class stamp sells for 47 cents; a Breast Cancer research stamp sells for 60 cents. Breast Cancer Research stamps are Forever stamps so additional postage after a rate change is not necessary.

The difference is donated to breast cancer research. It may not seem like much but over the past 18 years, through the...



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