Sunday, January 22, 2012

Postage Stamp Honors Baltimore Checkerspot

First Day of Issue: January 20, 2012 Baltimore, MD 21233
The official insect of the state of Maryland, the black and orange Baltimore checkerspot butterfly graces the second butterfly stamp for use on large greeting card envelopes.

Envelopes for many large cards requiring the additional postage will feature a silhouette of a butterfly to suggest the use of this stamp.

The stamp art was created on a computer, using images of preserved butterflies as a starting point. The result is a . . .

Read more at: Beyond the Perf

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