There are 12 2-cent stamps in a dozen. This is a kind of riddle. A dozen of any object is always 12, regardless of what the object is. In this case, it is not important what the value of the stamp is, a dozen of them always equals 12.
There are many variations to this riddle, such as, "Which weighs more, a pound of lead or a pound of feathers?" Though an object made of lead would generally weigh more than a feather, a pound of each would be equal because they both weigh exactly 1 pound. In both of these riddles, the key is to focus on the unit (a dozen, a pound) and not the extra information about the object.Learn More
The 8 cent Eisenhower stamp is a United States Postal Service regular issue stamp. It was issued between 1971 and 1974. The stamp comes in two color schemes, multicolor and deep claret. The deep claret version was also available on a vertical coil.Full Answer >
The global stamp allows consumers to send a 1-ounce letter or standard-sized postcard anywhere around the globe for just one nominal cost. As of September of 2014, the price for a global stamp was $1.10.Full Answer >
The United States Postal Service issued a commemorative Elvis stamp in January 1993. Several other countries have also issued commemorative stamps featuring images of Elvis.Full Answer >
Several charities collect used stamps to support their causes, including People's Dispensary for Sick Animals, Brittle Bone Society, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, Leukaemia CARE, Oxfam and the Royal National Institute of Blind People in Great Britain. In Australia, organizations such as Lone Girl Guides, Knights of the Southern Cross, Bayley House and Guide Dogs Tasmania collect stamps for money.Full Answer >