Joe DiMaggio

Considered by many as the greatest all-around player of his time, Joe DiMaggio is best known for his incredible 56-game hitting streak in 1941—the season of “the Streak.” Stamp illustrator Kadir Nelson based his artwork on photographs of DiMaggio in his prime.

Date of Issue: July 21, 2012 at New York, NY 10199

Joe DiMaggio stamp pane

Major League Baseball™ All-Stars: Joe DiMaggio

Pane of 20 Forever® stamps

Pane of 20 Forever® stamps

Item Number: 577840

Price: $9.00

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Uncut Press Sheet (Limited Edition)

Perfect for framing, , this 14 ½ x 19 ⅛-inch uncut press sheet contains six panes of 20 Major League Baseball™ All-Stars: Joe DiMaggio Forever® stamps, without die-cuts or perfing, positioned two across by three down.

Item Number: 577884

Price: $54.00

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What is an uncut press sheet?

First Day Cover

The black pictorial postmark includes a silhouette of DiMaggio in mid-swing, and the date and location of issue.

Item Number: 577861

Price: $.89

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What is a First Day Cover?

Digital Color Postmark First Day Cover

Inspired by the boxed stats seen on baseball cards, the color postmark design includes a photograph of DiMaggio, and the date and location of issue.

Item Number: 577865

Price: $1.60

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What is a Digital Color Postmark First Day Cover?

Glossary

What is a First Day Cover?

A #6 ¾ envelope with an affixed stamp and official postmark showing the date and location of stamp release

What is a Digital Color Postmark First Day Cover?

A #6 ¾ envelope with an affixed stamp and an official color postmark design showing the date and location of stamp release

What is an uncut press sheet?

A press sheet containing multiple panes of stamps not yet trimmed into individual units, with selvage markings denoting production details

What is a Ceremony Program?

A full-color program featuring the schedule of events from a stamp’s First Day Ceremony plus information about the stamp subject, tucked inside a 9″ × 6″ envelope with an affixed stamp and official postmark cancellation.