By DEBRA MITCHELL
The United States Postal Service has produced an Inauguration Day official commemorative souvenir cover to celebrate the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
The 9 1/2-by-4 1/8 collectible envelope features the following:
- Color portraits of Obama and Biden
- White House illustration and typography printed in gold
- Randomly-selected, affixed Four Flags (Forever) stamp
- Official Inauguration Day color postmark incorporating the presidential seal
- Clear protective sleeve for keepsake preservation
The souvenir cover sells for $9.95 and is available at the downtown Fort Myers, Page Field and Cape Coral Central post offices.
The covers can be ordered via The Postal Store at: www.usps.com or (800) STAMP-24 (782-6724) using item number 788721.
Contact the Lehigh Acres Post Office to see if personnel have the souvenir cover for sale.
In addition, you may purchase through the mail by sending a check payable to Postmaster to Customer Relations, 79 Mid Cape Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33991. Be sure to include a return address; shipping is free.
Debra Mitchell is a spokeswoman for U.S. Postal Service.