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RATTLESNAKE  ISLAND

LOCAL POST

Airmail Service from Rattlesnake Island to Port Clinton

Relaunch 11-10-2022

This Site is Still Under

Construction Daily

Please continue to check back

on our progress

Announcement

After a 12 year hiatus, RILP is coming back with a new set of 3 stamps for a

Nov. 10th, 2022 First Day of Issue.

As of 2022, the USPS still does not have mail service to Rattlesnake Island.

RILP last issued stamps in 2010,  and with Dr. Frackelton's passing Nov. 30th, 2012

it appeared the RILP too had passed.  Interest in the local post stamps and the need to help off-set the cost of mail service to the island has encouraged the restart of the RILP. Beth Lynne Gregerson, designer of the 2007-2010 issues, will be designing the new 2022 issue. And with the help of many people, it looks like the famous triangle stamps of the local post will once again have new yearly issues.

Custom Covers

The site is still not ready to receive credit card or paypal payments.

However, I'm able to receive mailed orders at RILP, Po Box 45,

Gypsum, OH  43433

For custom cachet covers, please specify which stamps you would like to be affixed and cancelled on the first day of issue Nov. 10th, 2022. Please include the face value of the .50 - .75 - 1.00 stamps in perforated of Imperforate types with your payment. Also, include a SASE for mailing back, unless you would like them in the USPS mailed back. Also, be sure to leave enough room for the special first day rectangle box on the front as well as the stamps & cancel. If the hand stamps don't fit on the front, they may be stamped on the back of the cover.