Stamps.Com Announces Winners Of The “Photostamps Of The Year” Contest
Winners to Be Exhibited at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum
LOS ANGELES July 19, 2007 Stamps.com® (Nasdaq: STMP), the leading provider of Internet-based postage services, today announced the winners of the “PhotoStamps of the Year” contest. The winning PhotoStamps will be exhibited at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington, DC beginning August 8, 2007.
The grand prize winner, Edmund J. DePinter, from Wading River, NY, submitted an image of his grandson standing in front of the grave of his great grandfather as part of a cub scout outing to plant flags in observance of Memorial Day 2006 entitled “I Love You Great Grandpa.” DePinter will receive an all-expense-paid trip for two to attend the unveiling of his winning PhotoStamps image at the Smithsonian. Additional winners are first runner up, Niki M. Furstman of Claremont, CA, and second runner up, Schuyler Kidd of Pittsburgh, PA. All winning entries can be seen at www.photostamps.com/photocontest.
“PhotoStamps are the perfect way to share and capture memories, and the winners of our first ‘PhotoStamps of the Year’ contest are an outstanding example of this,” said Ken McBride, president and CEO of Stamps.com. “We are excited to have the winning entries displayed in the Smithsonian National Postal Museum, the world’s foremost museum of postal innovation.”
Stamps.com also announced that it is renewing the contest for another year. The contest will begin July 2007 and will run through June 2008. Customers who order PhotoStamps, the popular form of postage that allows individuals to turn their digital photos, designs or images into valid U.S. postage, will automatically be entered to win a chance to have their PhotoStamps displayed at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum. Please visit www.photostamps.com/photocontest for the full contest details.
About the National Postal Museum
The National Postal Museum is devoted to presenting the colorful and engaging history of the nation’s mail service and showcasing the largest and most comprehensive collection of stamps and philatelic material in the world. It is located at 2 Massachusetts Ave. N.E., in the Old City Post Office Building across from Union Station. The museum is open daily, except Dec. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit the museum’s Web site at www.postalmuseum.si.edu.
About Stamps.com and PhotoStamps
Stamps.com (Nasdaq: STMP) is a leading provider of Internet-based postage services. Stamps.com (sdcmainprod.wpengine.com) enables small businesses, enterprises, and consumers to print U.S. Postal Service-approved postage with just a PC, printer and Internet connection, right from their home or office. The Company targets its services to small businesses and home offices, and currently has partnerships with companies including Microsoft, CompUSA, EarthLink, HP, NCR, Office Depot, Vendio and the U.S. Postal Service.
PhotoStamps (www.photostamps.com) is a patented Stamps.com product that couples the technology of PC Postage with the simplicity of a web-based image upload and order process. Since launching PhotoStamps for the second market test in May 2005, more than 35 million individual PhotoStamps have been shipped to customers. PhotoStamps is currently available under authorization of the U.S. Postal Service for its fourth phase market test, with an authorization for one year through May 16, 2008.
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