Developed by Dutch design studio Solar (http://www.solar.nl/), the stamps use twelve successive original television fragments of the winning races of Ard Schenk in Sapporo (1972) and Yvonne van Gennip in Calgary (1988). The stamps are available for 0,39 euro by order in The Netherlands." Go postal at http://www.tpgpost.nl/ to order yours.
AKI COMMENT: Our US Postal Service (and the whole US gov't for that matter) has got to start innovating around it's products and services! And that means digging deeper than another Minnie Mouse commemorative stamp or the ol' "let's raise the price on 'em" tactic. Go Netherlands.
Now imagine when kids get ahold of this idea and merge their Photoshop and iMovie Edit with Photostamp.com...and a whole new market of user-created "limited editions" stamp series featuring everything from Tupac shooting gang signs, to Chris Farley doing the humptydance, to Darth Vader using the force will hit the reseller grey market at collectible prices...and the USPS will see little of the new dough (just like they see none of the collectible stamp resell dough as is). Pity the slow bureaucrats who are still brainstorming lame Muppet lick-stamps.
via www.picturephoning.com and www.we-make-money-not-art.com
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Saturday, February 18, 2006
Posted by AKI SYSTEMS 2600 at 2/18/2006 09:49:00 AM