Of the three stamps, the Breast Cancer Research stamp is the only semipostal currently being sold.
What does B stand for?
B stands for Semipostal (philatelic catalog prefix for non-standard stamps)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Slang/chat, popular culture
See other definitions of B
- Butt (welded joint type)
- Butut (1/100 division of the dalasi, the Gambian currency)
- Cross-Over Barrier Pattern (US DoD)
- Federal Reserve Bank of New York City (designates original spot of circulation of a bill)
- Individual (IRB)
- Magnetic Field Density (physics)
- Nova Scotia (Canada Post designation)
- Panamanian Balboa (national currency)
- Reverse Side, Record
- Switzerland Postmark (for letters going to Sardinia)
- Tical (another name for baht, Thai currency)
- US Domestic Stamp Rate (18 cents, issued 15 May 1981)
- Y-Intercept (from the equation y = mx + b)
- Buendnis 90
- Bed and Breakfast (usually seen as B&B)
- Belgian Clearing-House Mechanism
- B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
- Bachelor of Divinity
- Billroth Type I
Samples in periodicals archive:
7 million semipostal stamps have been purchased, according to Don Smeraldi, spokesperson for USPS.
To supplement the billions of federal dollars being spent on breast cancer research, Congress passed legislation creating the Breast Cancer Research Semipostal (BCRS) to increase public awareness of the disease and allow the public to participate directly in raising funds for such research.