2007-2008 Priority and Express Mail
Now you can save on this 2007-2008 set of mint high-value Priority and Express Mail stamps. These stamps are missing from many U.S. collections.
2007 $4.60 Air Force One, Priority Mail
With the words "United States of America" and the presidential seal painted on its exterior, Air Force One is recognized throughout the world as a symbol of America. With up-to-date specialized equipment, the Boeing 747 serves as a flying White House.
2007 $16.25 Marine One, Express Mail
Marine One always accompanies the President on his travels, whether within the United States or abroad. For security purposes, Marine One is flown in a group of identical helicopters that change formation in flight.
2008 $4.80 Mount Rushmore, Priority Mail
The Presidents memorialized on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial were selected to represent 150 years of American history. George Washington Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln were selected for their profound impact on the shaping of America.
Construction on the mountain began on October 4, 1927. Sculptor Gutzon Borglum and his team of 400 workers sculpted the 60-foot carvings, which peak at 5,725 feet above sea level. The sculptures were completed on October 31, 1941. Since then, a Presidential Trail, Visitor Center, and Museum have been added to the mountain.
2008 $16.50 Hoover Dam, Express Mail
The Boulder Dam Project (it was planned to be located in Boulder Canyon, but was later moved down the river to Black Canyon) was organized to construct a dam to keep silt and sediment out of the Colorado River. Construction on the dam began on April 29, 1931, and was completed on March 1, 1936, more than two years early. The dam cost $49 million dollars to build and is 726.4 feet high, the second-highest dam in the U.S. At the time of its construction, it was the world’s largest electric power-producing facility and largest concrete structure. In 1931, it was named “Hoover Dam,” after Herbert Hoover, who was one of the dam’s early supporters.