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USPS unveils sneak peek of 2018 stamps

Postal Service is raising the curtain to provide a sneak peek at a portion of its 2018 stamp program. DragonsThe Postal Service celebrates dragons, the high-flying, fire-breathing mythological creatures that have roamed our imaginations for millennia. Byodo-In Temple (Priority Mail)This Priority Mail stamp features a colorful illustration of the Byodo-In Temple, a popular tourist attraction in Hawai‘i. The stamp art features a whole Meyer lemon next to two wedges of the cut fruit. For reporters

By | 2017-12-11T23:53:00+00:00 December 11th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS meets your holiday stamp needs

The 10 Forever stamps feature digitally created designs with eye-popping patterns that showcase geometric shapes, flowers and birds. This Forever stamp features a photograph of a traditional diya oil lamp beautifully lit, sitting on a sparkling gold background. The gold-colored calligraphy on this Forever stamp was created by world-renowned calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya of Arlington, VA. HanukkahThe 2016 Hanukkah stamp features a warm, elegant illustration of a holiday menorah in the window of a

By | 2017-12-03T23:53:00+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS dedicates Alzheimer’s fundraising stamp

The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising stamp took place at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore. “The Postal Service is proud to issue this stamp today to help raise public awareness of Alzheimer’s,” said Brennan. “We are honored to host the dedication of the United States Postal Service’s Alzheimer’s Semipostal stamp. The Alzheimer’s Semipostal stamp is the first and will be followed by a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) semiposta

By | 2017-11-29T23:53:00+00:00 November 29th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

U.S. Postal Service previews alzheimer’s semipostal fundraising stamp image

Postal Service previewed the image of the Alzheimer’s Semipostal fundraising stamp today. Available nationwide Nov. 30, the Alzheimer’s Semipostal stamp will be sold for 60 cents. The Alzheimer’s Semipostal stamp is the first and will be followed by a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) semipostal stamp to be issued in 2019. 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-contact

By | 2017-11-02T00:53:00+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS reveals African American History and Culture Forever Stamp

Postal Service today issued the Celebrating African American History and Culture commemorative Forever stamp as a special tribute to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture during a first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony. Text in the upper left corner of the stamp reads “National Museum of African American History and Culture.” Art director Antonio Alcalá designed the stamp. “The Postal Service is honored to issue a new commemorative Forever stamp acknowledging

By | 2017-10-12T00:53:00+00:00 October 12th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS to dedicate Christmas carols Forever stamps

“We’re excited to continue one of the Postal Service’s long standing traditions — celebrating the holidays with new stamps,” said U.S. Postal Service Stamp Services Director Mary-Anne Penner served as master of ceremonies. “The popularity of Christmas stamps is something celebrated and shared by both stamp collectors and the general public,” said Bigalke. Ordering First-Day CoversThe Postal Service also offers first-day covers for new stamps and stationery items postmarked with the official firs

By | 2017-10-04T00:53:00+00:00 October 4th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS to issue semipostal stamps

Postal Service discretionary authority to issue and sell semipostal stamps to advance such causes as it considers to be ‘‘in the national public interest and appropriate.’’ The U.S. Postal Service announced today that in November it will issue the first of five semipostal stamps. Under the semipostal discretionary program, the Postal Service will issue five stamps over a 10-year period, with each stamp to be sold for no more than two years. The first stamp issued will be an Alzheimer’s Semiposta

By | 2017-10-01T00:53:00+00:00 October 1st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS to honor National Museum of African American History and Culture

Background:Black history is inseparable from American history, and the black experience represents a profound and unique strand of the American story. This stamp issuance recognizes the richness of that experience by celebrating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. The stamp art is based on a photograph of the museum showing a view of the northwest corner of the building. Text in the upper-left corner of the stamp reads “National Museum of African Americ

By | 2017-09-26T00:53:00+00:00 September 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS to honor National Museum of African American History and Culture

Background:Black history is inseparable from American history, and the black experience represents a profound and unique strand of the American story. This stamp issuance recognizes the richness of that experience by celebrating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. The stamp art is based on a photograph of the museum showing a view of the northwest corner of the building. Text in the upper-left corner of the stamp reads “National Museum of African Americ

By | 2017-09-26T00:53:00+00:00 September 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Postal Service to Dedicate Christmas Carols Forever Stamps

Postal Service Brand Marketing Executive Director Christopher KarpenkoAmerican Philatelic Society American Philatelist Editor Jay BigalkeU.S. Postal Service Stamp Services Director Mary-Anne Penner When: Thurs., Oct. 5 @ noon Where: American Stamp Dealers Assn. Thank you for your support of the United States Postal Service. 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.p

By | 2017-09-07T00:53:00+00:00 September 7th, 2017|companies|0 Comments