Mish1234 From Canada, joined Jun 1999, 298 posts, RR: 0 Posted (16 years 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2191 times:
I was at www.Boeing.com
and I was reading about this new stamp with a Boeing 747 on it with a little girl watching this huge jet at the gate windows. I think its very nice that Boeing has done something like this. I think the 747 in the stamp is a Lufthansa 747 from what it looked like. Also I suggest u watch the videos there they are really amazing!
Bruce From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5091 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (16 years 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2051 times:
I haven't seen such a postal stamp yet but if it does exist it wasn't Boeing that did it. The U.S. Postal Service decides what images will get a stamp, they take ideas from the public. Remember the Elvis stamp?
Bruce Leibowitz - Jackson, MS (KJAN) - Canon 50D/100-400L IS lens
Concorde SST From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (16 years 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2031 times:
I asked about buying the 747 stamp while at the Post Office yesterday, and the poor clerk looked puzzled. She asked the other clerks and finally someone saw it on a poster advertising special packages of stamps, such as the 60’s, 70’s, and so on. Anyway, the stamp is not going to be released en mass, it’s only available when you buy the 70’s package for collecting. The clerk that was waiting on me said, "I hate it when they do that." I was disappointed, because I was going to buy a bunch, but what are ya gone a do? It’s to bad that Boeing failed to mention that fact!
Yes, the videos on the birthday page are very good. For any serious 747 fan they are a must to see.