Friday, April 15, 2011

Patriotic Quill and Inkwell U.S. Postage Stamp Released

On February 14, 2011, in Kansas City, Missouri, the Postal Serviceā„¢ issued a Patriotic Quill and Inkwell definitive stamp.

This stamp features a white quill pen dipping into a red-white-and-blue inkwell accented with stars, clearly suggesting the American flag. The inkwell and the antique writing implement combine to evoke the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and other documents of national significance.

The quill pen was the most common writing instrument at the time of . . .

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