Postal Service will issue two new stamps this spring — a $1.15 Global Forever international rate stamp and a 3-cent stamp. The Green Succulent Global Forever international rate stamp will be available in panes of 10 stamps to be issued April 28. It can be used to mail a 1-ounce letter to any country where First-Class Mail International service is available. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its opera
The Postal Service’s 16th stamp in the Distinguished Americans series honors Robert Panara (1920-2014), an influential teacher and a pioneer in the field of Deaf Studies. At age 10, Panara was profoundly deafened after contracting spinal meningitis, which damaged his auditory nerves. Panara taught English for two decades, beginning in 1948, at Gallaudet College (now University), in Washington, DC. In 1967, he helped found the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) and became its first
Postal Service celebrated the 150th anniversary of Nebraska statehood today by issuing a Forever stamp depicting a photograph taken on the banks of the Platte River as sandhill cranes flew low overhead at sunset. Postal Service as we celebrate the Cornhusker state’s sesquicentennial with a Forever stamp,” said U.S. “Each March, the Platte River in south-central Nebraska is the stage for one of the greatest wildlife spectacles in North America,” said Forsberg. The Postal Service receives no tax d
BOSTON — Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan today dedicated a Forever stamp commemorating the centennial of the birth of our nation’s 35th President, John F. Kennedy. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Acting Director James Roth served as Master of Ceremonies. John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Board member Matthew Kennedy also attended the ceremony. Other John F. Kennedy related stamps5-cent First Class Kennedy Memorial stamp issued May 29, 1964. For reporters interested in speaki
Postal Service today issued Forever stamps honoring Oscar de la Renta, one of the world’s leading fashion designers, during a ceremony at Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal. For 50 years, de la Renta created glamorous, sophisticated clothes that showcased the distinctively feminine attributes of the women who wore them. “The Postal Service is proud to honor Oscar de la Renta for his genius and pioneering leadership in the fashion industry,” said Janice Walker, vice president, Corporate Co
WASHINGTON — The Postal Service today announced more stamps to be issued in 2017. Postal Service Director, Stamp Services. Art director Derry Noyes designed the stamps. Art director Antonio Alcalá designed the 2017 Patriotic Nonprofit stamp using the 2016 USA stamp art he designed with Leslie Badani. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.pdf.
The traditional Mexican art form papel picado inspired Atzin Gaytan’s digitally made stamp art. HanukkahThe 2016 Hanukkah stamp features a warm, elegant illustration of a holiday menorah in the window of a home. Conveying the joyful and reverent spirit of the holiday season, these elegant stamps showcase various ways we observe traditions and spread cheer. The Holy Family stamps may be in limited supply at local Post Offices due to high demand. Delivering for the HolidaysThe Postal Service expec
WASHINGTON — The Postal Service today announced more subjects that will be featured on Forever stamps in the new year. Postal Service Director, Stamp Services. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.pdf. For more inform
Postal Service is ready for Christmas with a new Nativity Forever stamp issued today. An image that for Christians from all walks of life celebrates the story of the Nativity – the birth of Jesus Christ. The Nativity SceneArtists through the centuries have celebrated the Nativity in painting and sculpture. Ordering First-Day CoversThe Postal Service also offers first-day covers for new stamp issues and Postal Service stationery items postmarked with the official first-day-of-issue cancellation.
Postal Service’s new Hanukkah Forever stamp — available nationwide today — features a warm, elegant illustration of a holiday menorah in the window of a home. The first-day-of-issue stamp dedication ceremony took place at the Temple Beth El of Boca Raton. “We are deeply honored to host the Postal Service in unveiling this year's Chanukah stamp,” said Levin. Ordering First-Day CoversThe Postal Service also offers first-day covers for new stamp issues and Postal Service stationery items postmarked