During a special ceremony today, former First Lady Nancy Reagan joined Postmaster General John E. Potter to unveil the image of the President Ronald Reagan commemorative postage stamp.
The Reagan stamp, honoring the nation's 40th President, will be issued next year. The event was held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley.
The first-day-of-issue stamp dedication ceremony will also take place at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Wed., Feb. 9, 2005.
It is Postal Service tradition to honor prominent Americans with a stamp no sooner than 10 years after death but presidents may be honored the first birthday following their deaths.