Stamps, cachets, first-day covers, postmarks, and Civil War patriotic envelopes relating to the modern version of the song, "The 12 Days of Christmas" -- which is not strictly about Christmas and is also in fact a memory game. The exhibit items have as their subject matter pears, geese, ladies dancing, gentleman leaping, drummers, etc.. Come to the Slusser Library Tue-Sat, 8-2 through December to see an extraordinary variety of colorful and historic material.
Librarian Lisa Hodgkins' children's book tells the story of the fictional Camille, part of the real-life camel corps that carried supplies and the mail through the Arizona Territory. The book and commemorative cachets with a camel cancel are available for sale at the Postal History Foundation. Orders may also be placed over the phone (520-623-6652) or via email (email@example.com). The book is also for sale on Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com.
The 2013 Tucson grand prize-winning stamps are for sale through the Postal History Foundation. Sierra McLean’s vibrant design of a black rider on a bucking horse, in front of a purple-blue A-mountain with the city view on the right blends history with the present. Her inclusion of the traditional saguaro and the Arizona state flag colors completes this very imaginative design. Orders may also be placed over the phone (520-623-6652) or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).