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2014-07-09 23:06:08

One of the nation’s top direct mail and printing service companies has decreased the minimum amount it requires for printing services. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Representatives with iti Direct Mail (http://letterprinting.net) announced today that its minimum for letter printing has dropped to only 50 pieces. “We've dropped our minimum to 50 pieces to accommodate our smaller clients,” said Alan Barseghian, marketing director of iti Direct Mail, whose specialty product is...

2014-05-29 08:20:30

POINTE-AU-PÈRE and RIMOUSKI, QC, May 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Post today issued two stamps to mark the centennial of the sinking of RMS Empress of Ireland on May 29, 1914, in the St. Lawrence River, near Rimouski, Quebec. The tragedy recorded the highest death toll for a peacetime Canadian maritime accident with 1,012 of the 1,477 passengers and crew losing their lives when the Empress collided with a Norwegian collier, the SS Storstad. The Empress of Ireland was a Canadian...

2014-05-05 12:21:35

Stamps Available Today Online and at Post Offices Nationwide SARASOTA, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, Children Of All Ages... step right up and share the magic of the circus as the U.S. Postal Service today issues the new, limited-edition Vintage Circus Posters Forever stamps. With the help of a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ringmaster and clowns, the new stamps were unveiled during an interactive stamp dedication ceremony held at The John...

2014-04-29 23:02:05

Many concrete stamping contractors own or have rented Brickform stamps. Now contractors can create more realistic and natural stamped concrete projects with those existing stamps by now incorporating the Walttools BC stamp line. Morris, Il (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Walttools has just released a new line of custom concrete stamps that will appeal to the decorative concrete masses. The BC line is a new line of stamps that are fully compatible with the three most popular Brickform patterns of...

2014-03-19 12:21:31

Increase is part of the overall plan to preserve postal service for Canadians OTTAWA, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - As announced in December, Canada Post is introducing a new tiered pricing structure for domestic and international letters. The regulatory process has concluded and documents will soon be published in the Canada Gazette Part II. On March 31, the price of Permanent (or "P") stamps bought in booklets, coils and panes will be $0.85 per stamp, up from $0.63 today. "P" stamps are valid on...

2014-03-13 16:21:18

HONOLULU, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today honored the tranquil shrine that pays tribute to the 1,177 sailors aboard the USS Arizona who lost their lives Dec. 7, 1941, with the dedication of a Priority Mail Express $19.99 stamp. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/DC83043 "Today, nearly 100 years to the day that the Navy laid the keel to begin construction of the Arizona, we gather to pay tribute to its final resting spot," said U.S. Postal...

2014-03-13 08:25:41

Rocking the Music Icons Stamp Series With a Tribute Concert AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service will take center stage on the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Butler Park with the dedication of the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/CG81399 Widely recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Hendrix displayed an innovative style that embraced the influences of rock, R&B, modern jazz and...

2014-02-11 23:30:34

ACORN Sales, The Reputable Provider of Marking & Identification Supplies Giving Notary Decal & Pack of Gold Foil Seals On Purchase of Notary Public Seal Package Richmond, VA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Purchase Supreme Notary Public seal package from ACORN Sales and get notary decal & pack of gold foil seals. The marking & identification supplies provider is running the offer for the month of February. One of the executives at ACORN Sales said, "Right now we are...

2014-02-07 23:22:02

ACORN Sales has now extended lifetime warranty to custom-made embossers pledging no-charges repair of the products that are defective. In case the seal cannot be repaired, it can be replaced with one of identical size and impression. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 ACORN Sales, a prominent provider of marking & identification supplies, is now covering custom-made embossers with lifetime warranty. The company has pledged to repair or replace the defective seal with a product of...

2014-01-21 08:28:31

Actress Bella Thorne Joins the Fun And Talks About The Personal Touch of Handmade Valentines NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Love is in the air. The United States Postal Service today dedicated the Cut Paper Heart Forever Stamp, this year's limited-edition Love stamp. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65160-us-postal-service-limited-edition-cut-paper-heart-forever-stamp...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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