US Stamps

By Jay Bigalke

No ceremony for $2 Circus sheet

October 17, 2014 10:45 AM

  • The single mint three-stamp Circus souvenir sheet from the United States Postal Service, available only with the purchase of The 2014 Stamp Yearbook. The sheet will have a first-day postmark in Baraboo, Wis.

Baraboo, Wis., home to the Circus World Museum and the former site of the Ringling Brothers circus headquarters, will be featured as the official first-day city for the upcoming $2 Circus souvenir sheet.

No ceremony is planned, according to the United States Postal Service. The postmark on first-day covers will read Baraboo.

The single mint souvenir sheet, containing a previously unissued $1 Clown stamp and two examples of a previously unissued 50¢ Circus Wagon stamp, will be available only with purchase of The 2014 Stamp Yearbook for $64.95. The book is USPS item 991400.

The Circus souvenir sheet will be sold in press sheets and on uncacheted first-day covers. Ordering information for those products had not been made available.