The first-day-of-issue event for the Holiday Wreaths Forever stamps is free and open to the public. Postal Service ushers in the holiday season with four new stamps in a booklet of 20 featuring festive wreaths. Inspired by the holiday decorating traditions of early America, the four wreaths featured on these stamps are classic yet contemporary. The woodland bush ivy and red winterberry wreath presents a classic red and green palette. Add these elegant stamps to your cards and letters to share ho
Holiday Wreaths Adorn Forever Stamps New offerings will be among several holiday-themed stamps this yearWASHINGTION — The U.S. Postal Service announced today that this year’s contemporary holiday stamps will highlight wreaths to welcome the season. The Holiday Wreaths Forever stamps will be issued later this fall, providing plenty of time for mailing greeting cards. Inspired by the holiday decorating traditions of early America, the four wreaths featured on these stamps are classic yet contempor
With the release of the Winter Berries Forever stamps, the U.S. News of the stamps is being shared with the hashtag #WinterBerriesStamps . The stamp art features highly detailed botanical portraits of each plant that highlight the bold colors and rich textures of their berries. Coming in an array of shapes, sizes and colors, winter berries provide bursts of life during the year’s coldest months. Artist Steve Buchanan worked with art director Antonio Alcalá to create these stamps.
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
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
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
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
Sesame Street Forever Stamps Brought to You by the Letters U - S - P - SDETROIT — The U.S. Postal Service honors Sesame Street with a pane of 16 Forever stamps. Sesame Street Forever StampsArt director Derry Noyes designed the stamps. Ernie, appearing with Rubber Duckie, lives in the basement of 123 Sesame Street with his best friend Bert. The Sesame Street stamps are being issued as Forever stamps.
Postal Service Honors Artist Ellsworth Kelly with Stamps Stamps Highlight his Abstract ArtSPENCERTOWN, NY — Ellsworth Kelly forged a distinctive style of abstraction over his seven decades as an artist and today he was commemorated with 10 U.S. The Ellsworth Kelly Forever stamps were dedicated at the Ellsworth Kelly Studio in Spencertown, NY. Ellsworth Kelly’s name appears at the bottom center of each stamp in bold black type. The Ellsworth Kelly stamps are being issued as Forever stamps, and wi
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