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Transcontintal Railroad 150th Anniversary Comemorative Stamps

2019-05-31 - Paul Almquist

You may not be a stamp collector but you probably use postage stamps occassionally. So get yourself a sheet of these special new stamps. Issued on May 10, 2019 marking the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. These are beautiful stamps. The pictures do not do them justice. The gold sparkles in the light.

There are 3 columns of Forever stamps, 18 stamps in all and it currently sells for $9.90 at the Eau Claire Post Office on Madison Street and elsewhere. Ask for the Transcontinental Railroad 150th Anniversary comemorative stamps. The clerk will probably have them out of the draw before you finish saying "I want a sheet of Transcontinental Railroad 150th Anniversary comemorative stamps".

I plan on framing my sheet along with another sheet of railroad stamps I bought several years ago, the "All Aboard" set issued in 1999. There are a number of other stamps featuring railroads such as the 125th anniversary of the B and O RR and the 75th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. Do a google image search for "usps railroad stamps" and you will be able to see lots of different ones. Some are still available from various stamp dealers.