Postal cancellation for 12-12-12 offered today
The Mitchell Post Office will offer a special pictorial cancellation to celebrate the last triple digit cancellation opportunity in this century.
The station will be in the P.O. box lobby today from noon through 1:30 p.m.
The cancellation features the digits 12-12-12 and an asterisk noting Mitchell on the state map. The item may either be placed in the mailstream or retained to protect its pictorial integrity.
Those unable to attend the cancellation station event may request the postmark by mail. Items should be mailed, under cover, to Postmaster, 200 W. Fifth Ave., Mitchell, S.D. 57301-9998.
Each item must have correct postage affixed. Once postmarked, items will be returned, under cover. They may be requested for 30 days following the event. These items may not be requested at the regular window.
For more information, contact Postmaster Kate Aulner at 996-0957.