Postal Service celebrates the USS Missouri (BB-63) with a Forever stamp. The famed American battleship is being honored to coincide with the 75th anniversary of her commissioning on June 11, 1944. The battleship was affectionately nicknamed “Mighty Mo,” and had one of the most historic roles during World War II. Designed by art director Greg Breeding, the stamp features a digital illustration created by Dan Cosgrove. The USS Missouri stamp is being issued as a Forever stamps and will always be e
Glimmering in Gold Postage Stamps Commemorate Transcontinental Railroad AnniversaryPROMONTORY SUMMIT, UT — The U.S. 119 locomotives that powered the trains carrying the officers and guests of the two train companies to the Golden Spike Ceremony. Transcontinental Railroad stamps are being issued as Forever stamps, sold in panes of 18. These Forever stamps will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail one-ounce price. All postage stamps are available for purchase at Post Offices lo
Postal Service Honors 1950s Tennis Champ “Little Mo”DALLAS, TX — The U.S. Postal Service Corporate Communications, and the dedicating official of the stamp. Background on Maureen Connolly BrinkerMaureen Connolly began competing in the U.S. In 1968, she co-founded the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation (MCB). 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 Reveals New Forever Stamp Design Honoring Former President George H.W. Postal Service today announced it will issue a commemorative Forever stamp honoring former President George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX. The stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp, which will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the
Postal Service Salutes ‘Prince of Soul’ Marvin Gaye Forever Stamp on Sale Nationwide TodayLOS ANGELES — On what would have been Marvin Gaye’s 80th birthday, the U.S. Postal Service, and the stamp ceremony’s dedicating official. The Marvin Gaye Forever stamp is the ninth in the Postal Service’s Music Icons stamp series. Thank you to the USPS and Kadir Nelson.”The Marvin Gaye stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on t
Dates and Locations for Next Round of 2019 Stamp DedicationsName of Stamp Issuance FDOI Date City ST Frogs July 9 Boise ID 1969: Moon Landing July 19 Cape Canaveral FL State and County Fairs July 25 Minot ND Military Working Dogs Aug 1 Omaha NEAdditional information about the availability of these stamps and first-day-of-issue events will be provided at a later date. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund
Postal Service Issues New Postcard StampsWASHINGTON — Celebrate the beauty and wonder of coral reefs with four new postcard stamps from the U.S. Postal Service. The Coral Reefs stamps will be available nationwide March 29 in Post Offices and online at the Postal Store. Polyps make stony corals, the foundation for most coral reefs, by secreting protective skeletons of calcium carbonate or limestone. Coral reefs are some of the world’s most marvelous ecosystems, sheltering and sustaining about a q
Postal Service Issues New Patriotic Stamp Star Ribbon Forever Stamp on Sale Nationwide TodayOAKBROOK TERRACE, IL — The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated the Star Ribbon Forever stamp during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the American Stamp Dealers Association, Inc., (ASDA) Midwest Postage Stamp Show. Postal Service Board of Governors and the stamp ceremony’s dedicating official. Postal Service. The Star Ribbon stamp features a digital illustration of a star made from a single red, white and
Dates and Locations for Upcoming 2019 Stamp DedicationsName of Stamp Issuance FDOI Date City ST Wild and Scenic Rivers May 21, 2019 Bend OR Ellsworth Kelly May 31, 2019 Spencertown NY USS Missouri June 11, 2019 Honolulu HI Tyrannosaurus Rex June 28, 2019 Washington DCAdditional information about the availability of these stamps and first-day-of-issue events will be provided at a later date. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, produ
Postal Service is saluting the legendary Marvin Gaye with a Forever stamp — the newest addition to the Music Icons series. The artwork for this stamp features a portrait of Marvin Gaye inspired by historic photographs. The stamp pane is designed to resemble a vintage 45 rpm record sleeve. Another portrait of Gaye, also inspired by historic photographs, appears on the reverse along with the Music Icons series logo. Art director Derry Noyes worked on the stamp pane with artist Kadir Nelson.