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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 | March 23rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Stamps celebrating Work Projects Administration posters

Formed in 1935 as the Works Progress Administration — renamed Work Projects Administration in 1939 — the WPA provided millions of jobs during the Great Depression. “Discover Puerto Rico, U.S.A.,” New York City, ca. “City of New York Municipal Airports,” New York City, ca. Prosperity,” New York City, ca. The posters featured on these stamps are from the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress, which houses the largest collection of WPA posters.

By | March 6th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

USPS honors fashion icon Oscar de la Renta

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

By | February 15th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Additional 2017 Stamps Announced

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.

By | December 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

USPS issues stamps for your holiday needs

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

By | December 5th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postal Service Showcases more 2017 Stamps

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

By | November 22nd, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

USPS celebrates the story of the Nativity

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.

By | November 3rd, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Help Stamp Out Breast Cancer

WASHINGTON — As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Postal Service is reminding customers that they can help fund Breast Cancer research by purchasing the Breast Cancer Research Stamp, a semi-postal stamp issued to help raise funds for breast cancer research. As of Sept. 2016, the sale of more than 1 billion stamps since its 1998 inception has raised more than $83 million for breast cancer research. The Breast Cancer Research Stamp was issued at the White House July 29, 1998. In 1997,

By | October 14th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Wonder Woman’s 75th Anniversary Celebrated on Forever Stamps

“It’s been an honor to work on an iconic character like Wonder Woman for the past 40 years,” said García-López. Postal Service celebrates Wonder Woman’s diamond anniversary by chronicling her evolution on Forever stamps from her World War II origins to today. The Wonder Woman stamps will be issued as Forever stamps and always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. Wonder Woman #22 (2nd series)Nov. 1988Art by George PérezAs a worldwide ambassador of justice, equality and

By | October 7th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Holiday Windows Shine on New Forever Stamps

NEW YORK CITY — A new booklet of Forever stamps entitled Holiday Windows was dedicated today, making it clear that the holidays are right around the corner. These festive holiday contemporary stamps represent one of the major issues for the 2016 holiday mailing season. The Holiday Windows stamps are being issued as Forever stamps. Customers may purchase these and many other holiday stamps at their local Post Office, at the Postal Store usps.com/shop or by calling 800-STAMP-24 (800-782-6724). The

By | October 6th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments