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USPS to issue three-ounce stamp honoring Walt Whitman in September

Postal Service celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of “the Father of American poetry,” Walt Whitman, by honoring the poet with a new stamp in its Literary Arts series. News about the stamp is being shared with the hashtag #WaltWhitmanStamps. Postal Service General Counsel and Executive Vice President, and the stamp ceremony’s dedicating official; Cynthia Shor, Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Executive Director; and others. When:Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. EDTWhere:Walt Whit

By | 2019-08-11T17:00:00+00:00 August 11th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

Upcoming 2019 Stamp Dedications

Upcoming 2019 Stamp Dedications New Stamp RevealedName of Stamp Issuance FDOI Date City ST Walt Whitman (3oz) Sept. 12, 2019 Huntington Station NY Winter Berries Sept. 17, 2019 Tulsa OKAdditional information about the availability of these stamps and first day of issue events will be provided at a later date. Also, the Postal Service is revealing the Purple Heart Medal Forever definitive stamp. This stamp is a redesign of the 2012 Purple Heart Medal stamp and features a purple border matching th

By | 2019-07-29T17:00:00+00:00 July 29th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

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Postal Service celebrates the fun of America’s state and county fairs with four new Forever stamps. The whimsical artwork of the stamps is meant to evoke a nostalgic feeling for America’s fairs past and present. The State and County Fairs Forever stamps were dedicated at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, ND. Long before there were extension services or schools of agriculture, America’s fairs were organized to educate farm families in the agricultural, mechanical and domestic arts. The colorf

By | 2019-07-24T17:00:00+00:00 July 24th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

Woodstock Forever Stamps

News of the stamp is being shared on social media using the hashtags #WoodstockStamps and #PeaceForeverStamps. Postal Service is issuing Woodstock Forever stamps in observance of the 50th anniversary of the most famous rock festival in history. The Woodstock Music and Art Fair was held in the small farming community of Bethel, NY, in August 1969. Approximately 500,000 members of the “Woodstock Generation,” a term later used in reference to young people of the time, convened to promote peace and

By | 2019-07-07T17:00:00+00:00 July 7th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

Recognizing Four-Legged Heroes

Postal Service honors the nation’s brave and loyal canines with the Military Working Dogs Forever stamps. Background: Brave and loyal military working dogs are essential members of America’s armed forces. Today, the 341st Training Squadron at Lackland Air Force Base just outside of San Antonio, TX, trains American military working dogs and their handlers. Modern military working dogs are predominantly Belgian Malinois, German Shepherds and Dutch Shepherds. The Military Working Dogs stamps are be

By | 2019-07-04T17:00:00+00:00 July 4th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

U.S. Postal Service Issuing Tyrannosaurus Rex Forever Stamps Aug. 29

With this pane of 16 stamps, the Postal Service brings Tyrannosaurus rex to life — some 66 million years after its demise. Postal Service and dedicating officialTyrannosaurus rex dominated the tail end of the dinosaur age. Four dynamic designs on a pane of 16 stamps depict the awe-inspiring dinosaur in growth stages from infancy to adulthood. The third and fourth stamps depict a newly hatched T. rex covered with downy feathers and a bare-skinned juvenile T. rex chasing a primitive mammal. The Ty

By | 2019-06-23T17:00:00+00:00 June 23rd, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

U.S. Postal Service Honors Former President George H.W. Bush

Postal Service Honors Former President George H.W. Postal Service today issued a new commemorative Forever stamp saluting former President George H.W. “George H.W. News of the George H. W. Bush Forever stamp is being shared on social media using the hashtags #GHWBushStamp and #USPresidentsStamps. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.

By | 2019-06-11T17:00:00+00:00 June 11th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

U.S. Postal Service Issuing 1969: First Moon Landing Forever Stamps

Postal Service is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and man’s first steps on the Moon with two Forever stamps. One stamp features Armstrong’s iconic photograph of Aldrin in his spacesuit on the surface of the Moon. The other stamp, a photograph of the moon taken in 2010 by Gregory H. Revera from his home in Madison, AL, shows the landing site of the lunar module, Eagle, in the Sea of Tranquility. The 1969: First Moon Landing stamps are being issued as Forever stamps. Forever stamps w

By | 2019-05-29T17:00:00+00:00 May 29th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

Glimmering in Gold

Glimmering in Gold Postage Stamps Commemorate Transcontinental Railroad AnniversaryPROMONTORY SUMMIT, UT — The U.S. 119 locomotives that powered the trains carrying the officers and guests of the two train companies to the Golden Spike Ceremony. Transcontinental Railroad stamps are being issued as Forever stamps, sold in panes of 18. These Forever stamps will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail one-ounce price. All postage stamps are available for purchase at Post Offices lo

By | 2019-05-09T17:00:00+00:00 May 9th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments

USPS honors battleship USS Missouri with Forever stamp

Postal Service celebrates the USS Missouri (BB-63) with a Forever stamp. The famed American battleship is being honored to coincide with the 75th anniversary of her commissioning on June 11, 1944. The battleship was affectionately nicknamed “Mighty Mo,” and had one of the most historic roles during World War II. Designed by art director Greg Breeding, the stamp features a digital illustration created by Dan Cosgrove. The USS Missouri stamp is being issued as a Forever stamps and will always be e

By | 2019-05-09T17:00:00+00:00 May 9th, 2019|companies, News|0 Comments