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Henry David Thoreau Commemorated on a Forever Stamp Today

Postal Service celebrated writer, philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau during the bicentennial year of his birth with a Forever stamp today. The first-day-issue stamp dedication ceremony took place at the Walden Pond State Reservation Visitors Center. Thoreau, born July 12, 1817, lived at Walden Pond from 1845-1847. 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

By | 2017-05-23T00:53:00+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Celebration Corsage, Boutonniere stamps

Postal Service today issued two Celebration stamps fit for party invitations, thank-you notes, announcements and any other correspondence. The Celebration Corsage and Celebration Boutonniere Forever stamps are beautiful and perfect for greeting cards, Father’s Day cards and other occasions. “The Celebration Corsage and Celebration Boutonniere Forever stamps reflect the Postal Service’s long and proud tradition of showcasing flowers and floral artwork on stamps. Stamp DesignThe Celebration Corsag

By | 2017-05-02T00:53:00+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Total eclipse of sun on Forever stamp

The Total Solar Eclipse Forever stamp, which commemorates the August 21 eclipse, transforms into an image of the Moon from the heat of a finger. The Total Eclipse Forever stamps may be pre-ordered at usps.com/shop in early June for delivery following the June 20 nationwide issuance. Thermochromic InkThe stamp image is a photograph taken by astrophysicist Fred Espenak, aka Mr. Eclipse, of Portal, AZ, that shows a total solar eclipse seen from Jalu, Libya, on March 29, 2006. In the first U.S. stam

By | 2017-04-27T00:53:00+00:00 April 27th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

USPS celebrates Latin American cuisine

The Delicioso stamps feature bright and playful illustrations of tamales, flan, sancocho, empanadas, chile relleno, and ceviche. Postal Service. BackgroundCentral and South American, Mexican, and Caribbean foods and flavors have impacted American cuisine for generations. 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 more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.com and usps.com/postal

By | 2017-04-20T00:53:00+00:00 April 20th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Robert Panara commemorated on stamp

Postal Service’s Distinguished American stamp series on a Forever stamp today. Postal Service Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President David Williams in dedicating the stamp. “Seeing my father honored on a U.S. postage stamp as a ‘Distinguished American’ makes me extremely proud,” said Panara. In the early 1970s, he wrote influential articles on deaf American writers and deaf characters in modern literature. Distinguished American Stamp SeriesOther individuals commemorated as part of

By | 2017-04-11T00:53:00+00:00 April 11th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

New Celebration Corsage and Boutonniere Forever Stamps

The Postal Service is issuing two Forever stamps that are perfect for mailinganniversary, birthday, prom and other life celebrating invitations enclosed withRSVP cards. The new Celebration Corsage two-ounce Forever stamp can accommodate the weight of heavy invitations for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and other celebrations, oversized greeting cards for all occasions, and mailings such as small gifts that require extra postage. The stamp image is a photograph of an arrangement of ranunculu

By | 2017-04-06T00:53:00+00:00 April 6th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Happy Birthday Mississippi!

Postal Service today debuted a Forever stamp at a first-day-of-issue ceremony during the South Mississippi bicentennial celebration at Centennial Plaza commemorating the 200th anniversary of Mississippi statehood. The Mississippi Statehood commemorative Forever stamp is the latest addition to the Postal Service’s Statehood series. Postal Service. It is my hope that the 200th anniversary of Mississippi statehood, combined with this wonderful stamp, can begin a dialogue about what Mississippi has

By | 2017-03-31T00:53:00+00:00 March 31st, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

USPS issues two new stamps

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

By | 2017-03-23T00:53:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

USPS issues two new stamps

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

By | 2017-03-23T00:53:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Robert Panara immortalized on stamp

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

By | 2017-03-15T00:53:00+00:00 March 15th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments