Monday June 17th five brand new US stamps honoring horses were issued by the USPS

Monday June 17th five brand new US stamps honoring horses were issued as the 2024 Pony Express ride took off.

Did you know each year the National Pony Express Association members ride horses almost 2000 miles from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California.

you can follow the progress with this website link https://nationalponyexpress.org/re-ride/follow-the-ride/

The link works during the ten-day ride.

We have a few genuine and rare 1862-64 Pony Express covers. Cover is a technicial term for envelopes because the envelope ‘covers’ the letter or insert. Pony covers are very rare and desired by collectors.

We have a few covers for sale in Mystic’s Rare Stamps website.

https://www.mysticstamp.com/us-stamps/rare-stamps

This rare cover traveled from Virginia City, Nevada Territory to San Francisco, California

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