First Day Issues
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THE US POSTAL SERVICE ISSUES SPECIAL PRODUCTS AND HOLDS CEREMONIES TO MARK THE FIRST ISSUE OF MANY OF THEIR COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMPS. PERSONALITIES APPEARING ON THE FIRST DAY ISSUE ENVELOPES -- AND THE LOCATION FOR THE FIRST DAY ISSUE AND CEREMONIES -- ARE CHOSEN FOR THEIR RELEVANCE TO THE SUBJECT OF THE POSTAGE STAMP. HERE ARE TWO EXAMPLES OF SIGNED USPS FIRST DAY COVERS FEATURING TERESA BREWER.
1986 Duke Ellington
TERESA APPEARS ON THIS 22 CENT ISSUE HONORING THE LEGENDARY DUKE ELLINGTON. THE COVER IMAGE FEATURES TERESA AND THE DUKE DURING THE RECORDING SESSION OF SEP 4-6, 1973, FOR THEIR ALBUM - IT DON'T MEAN A THING IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING.

1999 Rock and Roll
THIS 33 CENT ROCK AND ROLL STAMP WAS ISSUED IN 1999 AS PART OF A DECADE-BY-DECADE SERIES CELEBRATING EVENTS OF THE 20TH CENTURY. THE COVER IMAGE FEATURES A 1953 PICTURE OF TERESA FLANKED BY PICTURES OF CONTEMPORARIES PATTI PAGE AND PEGGY LEE.