Postage stamps

(redirected from postage stamp)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to postage stamp: Postage Stamp Test

POSTAGE STAMPS. The act of congress, approved March 3, 1847, section 11, and the act of congress of March 3, 1841, sections 3, 4, provide that, to facilitate the transportation of letters in the mail, the postmaster general be authorized to prepare postage, stamps, which, when attached to any letter or packet, shall be evidence of the payment of the postage, chargeable on such letter. The same sections declare that any person who shall falsely or fraudulently make, utter, or, forge any postage stamp, with the intent to defraud the post office department, shall be deemed guilty of felony, and be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding five years, or by both such fine and imprisonment. And if any person shall use or attempt to use, in pre-payment of postage, any postage stamp which shall have been used before for like purposes, such person shall be subject, to a penalty of fifty dollars for every such offence, to be recovered in the name of the United States in any court of competent jurisdiction.

References in periodicals archive ?
A postage stamp dedicated to the Chinese New Year was first issued in Bulgaria in 2017, the Year of the Fire Cock, Daneshki said.
The Joint Postage Stamp depicts the National Poet of Pakistan, Sir Allama Mohammad Iqbal and the National Poet of Turkey Mehmet Akif Ersoy.
Commemorative Postage stamp on Liver Transplantation in India was released by the Minister for Communications &IT and Law &Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad in the presence of Member Postal Service Board, Shri S.
A postage stamp has proved to be an indispensable means of making science popular, and it will continue to play this role.
Sweden and Denmark are now offering text messages as a viable alternative to postage stamps.
READING your report about Welsh stamps reminded me of the struggle many years ago to have more recognition of Wales on UK postage stamps.
All of the stamps discussed in the text are referenced to the Scott 2006 Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue.
11, 2014, will be the 50th anniversary of the release of Surgeon General Luther Terry's landmark report on smoking and health, and yet the United States is not among the many countries that have issued an antitobacco postage stamp.
Some of the specific objectives of the Task Force for the Mental Health Awareness Postage Stamp are:
Voters are reminded that if they plan to mail in a ballot for the May 19 election, it needs to have a First-Class postage stamp.
The first postage stamp in the world, the Penny Black - bearing the profile of Queen Victoria - went on sale at post offices on May 6, 1840.
Mohammad Muammar Al-Gadhafi, the Secretary of the General Communication Board today approved issue of a new postage stamp highlighting cooperation among the Mediterranean's north and south countries.

Full browser ?