The proceeds from a special U. It would be wonderful if were the year a cure for breast cancer was found!!!! The U. The stamp was designed by Ethel Kessler of Bethesda, Maryland.
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Breast Cancer Survival: Statistics and Facts
Semipostal Stamp Program Learn more about it The U. The price of a semipostal stamp pays for the First-Class single-piece postage rate in effect at the time of purchase plus an amount to fund causes that have been determined to be in the national public interest. By law, revenue from sales minus postage and the reasonable reimbursement of costs to the Postal Service is to be transferred to a selected executive agency or agencies.
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Shipping Info The Breast Cancer Research semipostal stamp, originally issued in , is being reissued in Mandated by Congress in and signed into law by President Bill Clinton, the Breast Cancer Research stamp was the first semipostal issued by the U. Semipostals are stamps sold at a surcharge to raise money for a particular cause. More The stamp art depicts a woman standing with her right arm raised, reaching behind her head in the position recommended for breast self-examination.
These cent self-adhesive semipostal stamps are available year-round in sheets of 20 to help raise funds for breast cancer research. Each stamp is equal to the First-Class Mail 1-ounce postage rate in effect at the time of purchase. The stamps are available at Post Offices nationwide, online at usps. The amount the Postal Service contributes to breast cancer research is determined by the difference between the cent purchase price and the First-Class Mail rate in effect at the time of purchase, minus any costs incurred by USPS.