Stamps @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/stamps The BellaOnline stamps site helps you learn how to buy, collect and store stamps. en-us Copyright 2014 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:14:34 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Stamps @ BellaOnline http://stamps.bellaonline.com The 1971 Airmail Transit Test Mailing http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183127.asp Between May and September 1971 a scientific management team conducted extensive tests to evaluate the overnight efficiency of intercity airmail deposited in dedicated collection boxes by 4 p.m. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:16:59 EST The Rise And Fall Of Domestic Airmail Service http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183083.asp On July 1, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon announced the opening of the New United States Postal Service to supersede the old Post Office Department. Nixon’s announcement heralded the change as way to replace the old bureaucratic and obsolete cabinet-level government operation with a more nimble. a Mon, 7 Apr 2014 12:35:35 EST Confusion Over New Metered Postage Rate http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183028.asp On January 26, 2014 the USPS added a new pricing category called “metered mail” for a single first-class letter. For letters up to the 3.5 ounce weight limit franked with a meter imprint or any “postage evidencing system postage,” the first ounce cost is 48 cents. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:53:10 EST