This is a new/old US postage stamp

now $2 and self-stick type, but the original 1918 postage stamp

was misprinted on a rare few that now exist and it is 

a "Jenny" airplane stamp worth millions! Thrilled to see

the the USA Post issued this anew!

Phillip Lerche of Columbus, Ohio, aka Finnbadger,

sent this on a folded triangle mail artpiece

that arrived today...very exciting to see!

Inside, minimal folded mail art,  rubber stamped and nice BLUE portrait artistamp.

Thank you, Phillip!

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 12, 2015 at 4:13pm

oops! Sorry 'bout that, PHILLIP!

Nothing marked on it...not even a cancel on the stamp,

just your "AIR MAIL" rubber stamp. Very clever triangle mail art! Thanks

 

Comment by FinnBadger on January 12, 2015 at 4:08pm

Fascinating how the triangles generally make it through unharmed in any way.

PS My name is Phillip, not Richard.

Comment by FinnBadger on January 12, 2015 at 3:14pm

The US Postal Service also created 100 special sets of this stamp (they are sold as a sheet of 6, so $12) with the plane the correct way, inserted randomly into the supply. About 20-25 have been found so far (that have been made public), and are selling for $40-50 thousand.

Needless to say,I have not been lucky!

I was wondering if this triangle had any postal markings on it? Most have traveled unmarked, a few have had some minor markings.

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