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The first class stamp is back

 

Not look ago, Goldendale Postmaster Jim Hamilton told a group at a meeting, "First class postage is going away." He meant that electronic media was vastly surpassing regular first class mail.

But come the holidays, first class stamps become a hit again, as colorful holiday spirits become handy in the form of little sticky squares that can brighten an envelope. Many people say a stamped envelope still feels a lot more endearing than yet another singing baby or cat-caught-in-window-blinds e-card.

The array of Christmas, Hannukah, and Kwanza stamps is downright dizzying. "A Charlie Brown Christmas," as seen above, remains a favorite staple, but there are lots more. Check out http://customer....



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