#5020 – 2015 First-Class Forever Stamp - Paul Newman

Condition
Price
Qty
- Mint Stamp(s)
Ships in 1 business day. i$1.95
$1.95
- Used Stamp(s)
Ships in 1 business day. i$0.75
$0.75
5 More - Click Here
Mounts - Click Here
Condition
Price
Qty
- MM62250 Vertical Mounts, Black, Split-back, Pre-cut, 32 x 47 millimeters (1-1/4 x 1-7/8 inches)
Ships in 1 business day. i
$4.75
$4.75
- MM4209Mystic Clear Mount 32x47mm - 50 precut mounts
Ships in 1 business day. i
$3.95
$3.95

U.S. # 5020

2015 49¢ Paul Newman

First-Class Mail

 

Though he considered himself as ordinary as the next person, Paul Newman (1925-2008) is remembered by many as anything but.  An A-list stage and screen actor famous for his rebellious nature, Newman attained true celebrity status.  Aside from acting, he was a well-known environmentalist, social activist, racecar enthusiast, and philanthropist.

 

After serving in the Navy during WWII, Newman was discovered while acting at Yale’s drama school.  He was soon appearing on Broadway and a shot at movies wasn’t far behind.  Newman’s well-received 1956 portrayal of Rocky Graziano in Somebody Up There Likes Me launched what would turn out to be a 50-year film career.  He went on to direct and perform in numerous films including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Sting (1973), The Color of Money (1986), and as the voice of Doc Hudson in Disney/Pixar’s Cars (2006).

 

While acting was his craft, philanthropy was Newman’s calling.  He donated his personal resources wherever there was a need.  In 1982, he started his own company, aptly named “Newman’s Own.”  Today, his legacy lives on through his namesake foundation.  In its 30-plus years, the company has donated over $430 million to charity – all from the profits and royalties of Newman’s Own products, just as Paul intended.

 

Steve Schapiro took the photo of Paul Newman that appears on U.S. #5020 in 1980.  The stamp text recognizes Newman as both an actor and philanthropist.

 

Value: 49¢ 1-ounce first-class letter rate

Issued:  September 18, 2015

First Day City:  Cleveland, OH

Type of Stamp: Commemorative

Printed by: Banknote Corporation of America for Sennett Security Products

Method: Offset printing in sheets of 120, with 6 panes of 20


Perforation: Serpentine Die Cut 10 ¾

Self-Adhesive

Quantity Printed: 12,000,000 stamps

 

The First Day Ceremonies for this stamp were held in the Playhouse Square District of Newman’s hometown of Cleveland, Ohio.  His daughter as well as representatives from Newman’s Own and Flying Horse Farms were present for the festivities. 

Read More - Click Here

  • 450 Black Mounts, Split-back, containing one pack each of MM501 through MM509 450 Archival-Quality Mystic Mounts

    Mystic mounts are the best way to keep your stamps safe and looking great for years to come.  Stamps are held securely in place against a black background – making the colors "pop" and adding definition to perforations.  With this mount package you'll get 50 split-back mounts of each size collectors most commonly use.

    $29.50
    BUY NOW
  • 2017 Commemorative Year Set 2017 U.S. Commemorative Year Set

    Get every US commemorative stamp issued in 2017.  Each stamp showcases important history, people, and events from American culture.  With this set you'll receive stamps from popular series like Lunar New Year and Love.  Plus you'll receive the Nebraska and Mississippi Statehood stamps, Dorothy Height, John F. Kennedy, and more.  It's the convenient and affordable way to keep your collection up to date.

    $31.95- $55.95
    BUY NOW
  • 1847 5¢ Benjamin Franklin, red-brown, thin bluish wove paper, imperforate U.S. #1 - First U.S. Postage Stamp

    On July 1, 1847, the first US postage stamps went on sale.  The 5¢ issue of 1847 (US #1) features a portrait of Benjamin Franklin, the man responsible for organizing America's postal service back in the 1700s.  Postal clerks used scissors to cut the stamps from sheets, as perforations weren't in use yet.  Today, US #1 is a valued piece of American postal history and a lucky find in any condition.

    $450.00- $7,395.00
    BUY NOW

U.S. # 5020

2015 49¢ Paul Newman

First-Class Mail

 

Though he considered himself as ordinary as the next person, Paul Newman (1925-2008) is remembered by many as anything but.  An A-list stage and screen actor famous for his rebellious nature, Newman attained true celebrity status.  Aside from acting, he was a well-known environmentalist, social activist, racecar enthusiast, and philanthropist.

 

After serving in the Navy during WWII, Newman was discovered while acting at Yale’s drama school.  He was soon appearing on Broadway and a shot at movies wasn’t far behind.  Newman’s well-received 1956 portrayal of Rocky Graziano in Somebody Up There Likes Me launched what would turn out to be a 50-year film career.  He went on to direct and perform in numerous films including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Sting (1973), The Color of Money (1986), and as the voice of Doc Hudson in Disney/Pixar’s Cars (2006).

 

While acting was his craft, philanthropy was Newman’s calling.  He donated his personal resources wherever there was a need.  In 1982, he started his own company, aptly named “Newman’s Own.”  Today, his legacy lives on through his namesake foundation.  In its 30-plus years, the company has donated over $430 million to charity – all from the profits and royalties of Newman’s Own products, just as Paul intended.

 

Steve Schapiro took the photo of Paul Newman that appears on U.S. #5020 in 1980.  The stamp text recognizes Newman as both an actor and philanthropist.

 

Value: 49¢ 1-ounce first-class letter rate

Issued:  September 18, 2015

First Day City:  Cleveland, OH

Type of Stamp: Commemorative

Printed by: Banknote Corporation of America for Sennett Security Products

Method: Offset printing in sheets of 120, with 6 panes of 20


Perforation: Serpentine Die Cut 10 ¾

Self-Adhesive

Quantity Printed: 12,000,000 stamps

 

The First Day Ceremonies for this stamp were held in the Playhouse Square District of Newman’s hometown of Cleveland, Ohio.  His daughter as well as representatives from Newman’s Own and Flying Horse Farms were present for the festivities.