April 23, 2008
New 42 cent stamps on sale at USPS
In preparation for the May 12 pricing change, the US Postal service is now selling denominated 42-cent stamps in coils of 100, 3,000, and 10,000. The coils can be purchased at US Post Offices and online at shop.usps.com.
According to the USPS, this is the "first time ever" denominated stamp coils have been sold prior to a pricing change.