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USPS and Israel to co-issue Hanukkah stamp

The new Hanukkah stamp artwork features a menorah created using the techniques of the traditional Jewish folk art of papercutting. Behind the menorah is a shape reminiscent of an ancient oil jug that represents the heart of Hanukkah. As a Forever stamp, Hanukkah will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. Hanukkah begins on the 25th of Kislev in the Hebrew calendar, a date that falls in late November or December. In 2018, Hanukkah begins at sundown Dec. 2.

By | 2018-09-16T17:00:00+00:00 September 16th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

USPS releases stamp honoring first responders

Postal Service at a special first-day-of issue ceremony for the Honoring First Responders Forever stamp. “The Postal Service is pleased to honor their skill, dedication and unfailing bravery with this stamp." The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. Postal Service media resources, including broadcast quality video and audio and photo stills, visit the USPS Newsroom. For more information abou

By | 2018-09-12T17:00:00+00:00 September 12th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

USPS releasing Madonna and Child stamp

Five centuries ago, Francesco d’Ubertino Verdi (1494–1557), the Italian Renaissance painter known as Bachiacca, proved to be a versatile and popular Florentine artist. This Christmas stamp features a detail of Bachiacca’s oil-and-gold-on-panel painting “Madonna and Child”, which dates from the early 1520s, showing the Christ child clutching a bouquet of jasmine, a symbol of divine love, alongside the Virgin Mary’s profile, left shoulder and right hand. This painting is part of the Jack and Belle

By | 2018-09-06T17:00:00+00:00 September 6th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

John Lennon Forever stamp on sale now

Postal Service honored singer and songwriter John Lennon today as the latest addition to its Music Icons stamp series at a first-day-of-issue ceremony in New York City’s Central Park. “It’s a privilege to commemorate the life of John Lennon – one of the most celebrated musicians and iconic personalities of the 20th century,” said Brennan. “The world was influenced by John Lennon’s music and his commitment to the ideals of peace and unity. We continue to be inspired by his memory.”The Music Icons

By | 2018-09-06T17:00:00+00:00 September 6th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

‘Sparkling Holidays’ stamps coming Oct. 11

The Postal Service issues four new stamps and a souvenir sheet showcasing classic images of Santa Claus painted by famed commercial artist Haddon Sundblom. Sundblom is the man credited with refining the modern image of Santa Claus. The souvenir sheet includes a semi-jumbo stamp as part of a wider scene of one of Sundblom's paintings chosen for the Sparkling Holidays stamp booklet. In it, Santa is depicted standing by a fireplace holding a book that lists good boys and girls. Art director Greg Br

By | 2018-08-27T17:00:00+00:00 August 27th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

Poinsettia Global Forever stamp on sale now

Postal Service today announced the Global: Poinsettia Forever stamp is available for purchase at local Post Office locations, the Postal Store at usps.com/shop and by calling 800-STAMP-24 (800-782-6724). The Global: Poinsettia Forever stamp can be used to mail a 1-ounce letter to any country where First-Class Mail International service is available. As with all Global Forever stamps, this stamp will have a postage value equivalent to the price of the single-piece First-Class Mail International 1

By | 2018-08-26T17:00:00+00:00 August 26th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

USPS issues second air mail Forever stamp

Postal Service is issuing a second Forever stamp this year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of U.S. airmail service. United States Air Mail Red commemorates the centennial of an Aug. 12, 1918, flight from College Park Airfield in Maryland to New York City that became the first step in establishing transcontinental air routes. The first stamp, United States Air Mail Blue, paid tribute to the pioneering spirit of Army pilots who initiated service in May of the same year. A first-day-of-issue d

By | 2018-08-09T17:00:00+00:00 August 9th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

Dragons Forever stamps on sale now

“Just like the animals in legends and fairy tales, the brilliant Dragons stamps are a triumph of the imagination," said Joshua Colin, vice president, Area Operations, Eastern Area, U.S. Postal Service. Customers may purchase the Dragons Forever stamps at The Postal Store at usps.com/shop, by calling 800-STAMP-24 (800-782-6724) and at Post Office facilities nationwide. Ordering First-Day CoversThe Postal Service also offers first-day covers for new stamps and stationery items postmarked with the

By | 2018-08-08T17:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

Art of Magic Appears on Postage

The Art of Magic Forever stamps were dedicated today in a first-day-of-issue ceremony in Las Vegas at The Orleans Hotel and Casino. The Art of Magic stamps are being issued as Forever stamps, which will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. The souvenir sheet is available for purchase online at usps.com and by toll-free phone order at 1-800-STAMP24 today. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, product

By | 2018-08-06T17:00:00+00:00 August 6th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments

WWI stamp honors those who served

Postal Service General Counsel and Executive VP Thomas Marshall. The artwork was painted in airbrush on illustration board, a technique that evokes the propaganda posters used during World War I. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. Postal Service media resources, including broadcast quality video and audio and photo stills, visit the USPS Newsroom. For more information about the Postal

By | 2018-07-26T17:00:00+00:00 July 26th, 2018|companies, News|0 Comments