Welcome



Hot Links
Message Board
Article Archives
Bookstore
APS Application
AFDCS Application
APS Chapter Homepages




Message Board Home Bookstore Links

Mancini Photo Album

Almost like being there yourself! Two sets of photographs from the Henry Mancini first day ceremony:

(Click Pictures for a Larger View)

Ready for the Unveiling?
One...
Click here for a larger image
2004 USPS
Two...
Click here for a larger image
2004 USPS
...and three!
Click here for a larger image
Postmaster General John E. Potter, the Pink Panther, Ginny Mancini, and Sen. John Glenn.
2004 USPS
Photos by VSC member Bonnie Fuson:


Postmaster General John E. Potter, the Pink Panther, Ginny Mancini (widow of Henry) and former astronaut Sen. John Glenn posing for photos in front of banner displaying the "tickle" variety of stamp art.
2004 Bonnie Fuson

The Mancini family posing for photos at end of ceremony: son, daughter and son-in-law, Ginny Mancini, daughter and another son-in-law.
2004 Bonnie Fuson

The Mancini family getting their pictures taken by fans, John Glenn signing art work and memorabilia from space fans.
2004 Bonnie Fuson

Postal Service booth where "tickle" variety of stamps were sold to first day cover collector Shirley Ulling (in cap).
2004 Bonnie Fuson

The Pink Panther leading USC Trojan Marching Band through the crowd to the delight of school kids attending. A youth flute band played a delightful polka with James Galway.
2004 Bonnie Fuson

Los Angeles' famed Pink's Hot Dogs had a booth set up to feed the kids, complete with balloons.
2004 Bonnie Fuson

It looks as if Mancini himself is directing the USC Trojan Marching Band!
2004 Bonnie Fuson


Overall view of First Day Ceremony setting in the courtyard of the Music Center.
2004 Bonnie Fuson
USPS Ceremony Photos:

Click here for a larger image
Postmaster General John E. Potter
2004 USPS
Click here for a larger image
Former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn
2004 USPS
Click here for a larger image
PMG Potter is interviewed for the USPS' satellite feed to local television stations and others.
2004 USPS


Ginny Mancini tells The VSC how it feels
to have a stamp issued for her husband


Collectors have discovered two distinct varieties for this stamp!


Presentation 2004 The Virtual Stamp Club.
Photographs used by permission of Bonnie Fuson and the U.S. Postal Service.

Virtual Stamp Club Home Page