10 de septiembre de 2017

NUMISMATICA : Emiten timbre conmemorativo al 242 ° del Old Pueblo

Tucson.- The winners of the 10th annual Tucson Birthday Stamp Design contest for kids will be announced this Friday. The Postal History Foundation is unveiling the new 2017 Tucson Birthday Stamp in honor of Tucson's 242st Birthday. The grand winning design is being made into custom US postage stamps. Every year the Postal History Foundation hosts a design contest for kids to commemorate Tucson's birthday. The top five winners of each age group are announced and given prizes. Gift certificates from Bookmans will be given as well as ribbons, certificates, and other prizes. 

The grand winning design will be unveiled as a custom US postage stamp. Some of the other student designs have been printed on collectible envelopes. All the winners and their siblings will be given books, stamps, albums, pins, and other assorted philatelic items. Stamps and collectible envelopes will be available for sale throughout the year and benefit the Youth Education thru Stamps YES department, which supports over 13,000 school children every year in the classroom.