ArtCraft First Day Covers
ArtCraft cachets and ArtCraft first day covers are recognized world wide for the excellence of their artistic designs, and for their high quality printing on rag content envelopes. An ArtCraft cachet on a first day cover says volumes about the new stamp issue it illuminates, and collecors can rely on outstanding cachet designs issue after issue. ArtCraft First Day Covers have been produced for almost every U.S. stamp issue since the World's Fair Issue of 1939.

Issues from 2008
 41c Year of the Rat
January 9, 2008. #4221 Lunisolar New Year series, pane of 12. San Francisco, CA 94188. To see image of the First Day Cover with Digital Color Postmark, click on Special Offers and scroll down to Digital Color Postmark link.
 
 Remembrance & Beyond - Joint Issue with Israel
January 27, 2008. NY - #948, Geneva - #479, Vienna #412.
 
 UN Vienna Definitive
January 28, 2008. e 0,10- #413, e 0,15- #414, e 0,65- #415, e 1,40- #416.
 
 41c Charles W. Chesnutt
January 31, 2008. #4222 Black Heritage series; pane of 20; AV Cleveland, OH 44101
 
 41c Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
February 21, 2008. #4223. Literary Arts series, pane of 20; AV; Hawthorne, FL 32640
 
 American Scientists
March 6, 2008. #4224-4227 4224-Gerti Cori, 4225-Linus Pauling, 4226-Edwin Hubble, 4227-John Bardeen New York, NY 10199
 
 UN Endangered Species
March 6, 2008. NY - #949-52, Geneva - #480-83, Vienna - #417-20.
 
 1c Tiffany Lamp
March 7, 2008. #3749A Single 1c definitive stamp, pane of 20; SSP New York, NY 10199
 
 42c American Flags 24/7
April 18, 2008. Washington, DC, April 18, 2008. 4228-31 gummed coil stamps, 4232-35 self-adhesive coil Ashton Potter printer, 4236-39 self-adhesive coil Sennett printer, 4240-43 self-adhesive coil Avery Dennison printer.
 
 American Journalists
April 22, 2008. #4248-4252. #4248-Martha Gellhorn, #4249-John Hersey, #4250-George Polk, #4251-Ruben Salazar, #4252-Eric Sevareid. Washington, DC 20066
 
 27c Tropical Fruit
April 25, 2008. Burlingame, CA 94010. Five 27 cent definitive stamps, pane of 20 and coil of 100: Pomegranate (#4253, pane 4260), Star Fruit (#4254, pane 4261) Kiwi (#4255, pane 4262), Papaya (#4256, pane 4263), Guava (#4257, pane 4264)
 
 27c Mount St. Mary's University
April 26, 2008. #UX533. Postal Card, Emmitsburg, MD 21727.
 
 42c Purple Heart
April 30, 20008. Washington, DC 20066. Two 42c definitive stamps (single design), pane of 20. Water-activated #4263. Self-adhesive #4264.
 
 42c Elk Stamped Envelope
May 2, 2008. #U663-Ashton Potter printing. #U663a-Mead-Westvaco printing.
 
 UN Coin & Flag Series
May 8, 2008. #953a-h:United Kingdom, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Colombia, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates & Libya. #484a-h:Madagascar, Rwanda, Namibia, Maldives, Benin, Iran, Albania & Turkey. #421a-h:Poland, Latvia, Sweden, Cyprus, Portugal, Armenia, Sovakia & Qatar.
 
 27c Corinthian Capital postal card/reply card
May 12, 2008. UX534-postal card, UY47-postal reply card.
 
 42c Liberty Bell
May 12, 2008. #4127d. Forever definitive stamp, double-sided pane of 20. Washington, DC 20066.
 
 59c James A. Michener
May 12, 2008. #3427A 59c definitive stamp, Distinguished Americans series; Pane of 20: Washington, DC 20066
 
 76c Edward Trudeau
May 12, 2008. #3432A. Washington, DC 20066 76c definitive stamp, Distinguished Americans series; pane of 20.
 
 4.80 Mt. Rushmore Priority Mail stamped envelope - 9 1/2" x 12 1/2"
May 12, 2008. #U664.
 
 42c Frank Sinatra
May 13, 2008. #4265 Las Vegas, NV 89199 New York, NY 10199 To see image of the First Day Cover with Digital Color Postmark, click on Special Offers and scroll down to Digital Color Postmark link.
 
 72c 13 Mile Woods
May 16, 2008. #C144. 72c definitive stamp. Rochester, NY 14692.
 
 94c St. John, US Virgin Islands
May 16, 2008. #C145. 94c definitive stamp. Scenic American Landscapes series; pane of 20. Rochester, NY 14692 and St. John, Virgin Island 00830 cancels.
 
 42c Minnesota Statehood
May 17, 2008. #4266. St. Paul, MN 55164
 
 62c Dragonfly
May 19, 2008. #4267. Definitive stamp, pane of 20. Washington, DC 20066.
 
 $4.80 Mt.Rushmore
June 6, 2008. #4268. $4.80 priority mail stamp, McClean, VA 22101.
 
 UN Rights of Disabled Persons
June 6, 2008. #960-42c, #961-94c, #485-Fs 1,00, #486-Fs 1,80, #427-e 0,55, #428-e 1,40.
 
 1c Tiffany Lamp
June 7, 2008. #3758A. Water-activated definitive stamp, coil of 3,000. McLean, VA 22101.
 
 42c Weddings
June 10, 2008. #4271 - 42c pane of 20. Washington, DC 20066. #4272 - 59c pane of 20, Washington, DC 20066. To see image of the First Day Cover with Digital Color Postmark, click on Special Offers and scroll down to Digital Color Postmark link.
 
 42c All Heart
June 10, 2008. #4270. 42c special stamp, Love series, pane of 20. Washington, DC 20066.
 
 42c Flags of Our Nation - Set #1 - self-adhesive coil with 10 stamp designs
June 14, 2008. Ten 42c coil stamps. #4273-American Flag, #4274-Alabama, #4275-Alaska, #4276-American Samnoa, #4277-Arizona, #4278-Arkansas, #4279-California, #4280-Colorado, #4281-Connecticut, #4282-Delaware. Washington,DC 20066. To see image of the First Day Cover with Digital Color Postmark, click on Special Offers and scroll down to Digital Color Postmark link.
 
 42c Charles and Ray Eames
June 17, 2008. #4333a-p. Sixteen 42c commemorative stamps. Santa Monica, CA 90401.
 
 42c Summer Olympics
June 19, 2008. #4334. Philadelphia, PA 19104.
 
 42c Great Seal Official stamped envelope
June 20, 2008. #UO94. Washington, DC 20066.
 
 42c Celebrate!
July 10, 2008. #4335. Washington, DC 20066
 
 10c American Clock
July 15, 2008. #3763.
 
 42c Take Me Out to the Ball Game
July 16, 2008. #4341. Washington, DC 20066. To see image of the First Day Cover with Digital Color Postmark, click on Special Offers and scroll down to Digital Color Postmark link.
 
 42c Vintage Black Cinema
July 16, 2008. #4336-40. Set of 5 different stamps. Newark, NJ 07102.
 
 42c The Art of Disney: Imagination - 4 stamp designs
August 7, 2008. 4 designs. #4342-101 Dalmations, #4343-Mickey Mouse, #4344-Sleeping Beauty, #4345-The Jungle Book. Anaheim, CA 92803. To see image of the First Day Cover with Digital Color Postmark, click on Special Offers and scroll down to Digital Color Postmark link.
 
 The Art of Disney: Imagination postal cards
August 7, 2008. Anaheim, CA 92803. #UX535-Mickey Mouse, #UX536-Lucky and Pongo from 101 Dalmations, #UX537-Sleeping Beauty, #UX538-The Jungle Book.
 
 UN Sport for Peace
August 8, 2008. #962-42c, #963-94c, #964-$1.25 souvenir sheet, #487-FS 1,00, #488-FS 1,80, #489-FS 3,00 souvenir sheet, #429-e 0,65, #430-e 1,30, #431-e 2,10, #431a-e 2,10 overprinted.
 
 42c Bierstadt
August 14, 2008. #4346. Hartford, CT 06101. American Treasures series.
 
 42c Sunflower - double-sided booklet of 20
August 15, 2008. #4347. Hartford, CT 06101.
 
 42c Elk Stamped Envelope
August 16, 2008. #U663b
 
 42c Sunflower stamped letter sheet
August 15, 2008. #U665. Hartford, CT 06101
 
 $16.50 Hoover Dam Express Mail Stamp
June 20, 2008. #4269. Washington,DC 20066
 
 42c Forever Stamp
August 22, 2008. #4125b -Avery Dennnison press. #4126b - Ashton Potter press. Two 42c forever definitive stamps, double-sided pane of 20. Falls Church, VA 22046
 
 42c Flags of Our Nation - Set #2
September 2, 2008. Ten 42c Commemorative coil stamps. #4283-District of Columbia, #4284-Florida, #4285-Georgia, #4286-Guam, #4287-Hawaii, #4288-Idaho, #4289-Illinois, #4290-Indiana, #4291-Iowa, #4292-Kansas. To see image of the First Day Cover with Digital Color Postmark, click on Special Offers and scroll down to Digital Color Postmark link.
 
 5c Sea Coast
September 5, 2008. #4348. Single nondenominated (5c) water-activated definitive coil stamp. Washington, DC 20066
 
 42c Latin Jazz
September 8, 2008. #4349 Washington, DC 20066
 
 UN We Can End Poverty
September 18, 2008. #966-42c, #967-94c, #490-Fs 1,00, #491-Fs 1,80, #432-e 0,65, #433-e 0,75.
 
 42c Bette Davis - Legends of Hollywood series
September 18, 2008. #4350. Boston, MA 02205
 
 42c Eid
September 23, 2008. #4351. Holiday Celebrations, pane of 20. Washington, DC 20066.
 
 42c Great Lakes Dunes
October 2, 2008. #4352a-j. Ten 42c commemorative stamps. Empire, MI 49630.
 
 42c Great Lakes Dunes postal cards
October 2, 2008. UX539-Vesper Sparrow, UX540-Piping Plover (shown), UX541-Eastern Hognose Snake, UX542-Common Merganser, UX543-Piping Plover Nestlings, UX544-Red Fox, UX545-Tiger Beetle, UX546-White Footed Mouse, UX547-Spotted Sandpiper, UX548-Red Admiral Butterfly. Empire, MI 49630.
 
 27c Tail Fins and Chrome picture postal cards
October 3, 2008. Carlisle, PA 17013. #UX549-1957 Lincoln Premiere, UX550-1957 Chrysler 300C, UX551-1959 Cadillac Eldorado, UX552-1957 Studebaker Golden Hawk, #UX553-1957 Pontiac Safari.
 
 42c America on the Move - 50s Tail Fins and Chrome - 5 stamp designs
October 3, 2008. #4354-4357. Set of 5 commemorative stamps. To see image of the First Day Cover with Digital Color Postmark, click on Special Offers and scroll down to Digital Color Postmark link.
 
 42c Alzheimer's Awareness
October 17, 2008. #4358. Morgantown, WV 26508.
 
 42c Christmas Nutcrackers
October 23, 2008. #4360-4371. Twelve 42c special stamps (four designs) in double-sided pane of 20, vending booklet of 20 and ATM pane of 18. To see image of Digital Color Postmark, click on Special Offers and scroll to DC Postmarks link.
 
 42c Madonna and Child by Botticelli
October 23, 2009. #4359. New York, NY 10199.
 
 UN Climate Change
October 23, 2008. #968-42c, #969-94c, #970-$8.28, #492-Fs 1,20, #493-Fs 1,80, #494-Fs 10,20, #434-e 0,65, #435-e 1,15, #436-e 7,80. The Climate Change stamps were printed in mini-sheets of 4 stamps having a common design with an overlapping image of the Earth at the center of the block of 4 stamps. Because of the design similarity of the 4 stamps, we offer them as a single or as a set of the 4 varieties.
 
 42c Kwanzaa
October 24, 2008. #4373.
 
 42c Hanukkah
October 24, 2008. #4372
 
 42c Forever Stamp vending booklet
October 25, 2009. #4127j. New York, NY 10199.