Ted Williams

Between his rookie year and retirement, Ted Williams scored 521 home runs—making him one of the greatest hitters who ever lived. Kadir Nelson’s stamp artwork shows “the Kid” in action at the plate.

Date of issue: July 21, 2012 at Boston, MA 02205

Ted Williams stamp pane

Major League Baseball™ All-Stars: Ted Williams

Pane of 20 Forever® stamps

Pane of 20 Forever® stamps

Item Number: 578140

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: Ted Williams stamps, without die-cuts or perfing, positioned two across by three down.

Item Number: 578184

Price: $54.00

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What is an uncut press sheet?

First Day Cover

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

Item Number: 578161

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 Williams, and the date and location of issue.

Item Number: 578165

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.