Thursday, June 30, 2011
July 1, 2011, Scott# 1
Every year , Scott Publishing Company updates a catalog of U.S. Stamps. This catalog lists the estimated value of the stamp and identifies it with a Scott number. This stamp is Scott#1. It is a 5 cent stamp issued in July 1, 1847 and began a new era in mail service. This stamp has a portrait of Benjamin Franklin on it. Ben Franklin was the first Postmaster General.