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USPS celebrates the beauty of flowers

Postal Service celebrates the beauty of flowers from American gardens by issuing the Flowers from the Garden Forever stamps tomorrow. Flowers have been a perennial favorite, with hundreds of floral stamps released over the years,” said U.S. And since they are Forever stamps, they will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail one-ounce price. “It’s very fitting that we will be dedicating the Garden Forever stamps at the Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum. The Flowers from the Garden stamps

By | 2017-08-15T00:53:00+00:00 August 15th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Post Offices ‘Abuzz’ Over Protect Pollinators Forever Stamps

The Protect Pollinators Forever stamps will be dedicated at noon tomorrow at the American Philatelic Society National Summer Convention StampShow in Richmond, VA. Share the news on social media using the hashtags #ProtectPollinators and #PollinatorStamps. Postal Service Director, Stamp Services Mary-Anne Penner will serve as master of ceremonies. Postal Service, not only for supporting StampShow Richmond, but for bringing stamps that are sure to be a hit with collectors,” said Zais. The Protect

By | 2017-08-02T00:53:00+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Sharks surfacing at nation’s Post Offices

“While sharks may be scary to some, the prospect of a world without sharks is truly frightening,” said U.S. Postal Service Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President Jeffrey Williamson. As one of the nation’s oldest public service institutions, the Postal Service takes pride in using its stamps to raise awareness of important issues. The broad head of the hammerhead shark, represented by this scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini), has sensors that detect sand-buried stingrays. Th

By | 2017-07-25T00:53:00+00:00 July 25th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Disney villains take center stage on Forever stamps

Postal Service will celebrate the rich legacy of the Walt Disney Studio’s Ink & Paint Department by dedicating a sheet of 20 Forever stamps featuring 10 classic Disney Villains. “These Forever stamps are our way of saying Disney Villains will forever entertain us and serve as a tribute Disney’s artistry and storytelling skill.”Each stamp showcases one of 10 classic Disney Villains set against a blue background. Its artists brought life to countless memorable characters, including many iconic Dis

By | 2017-07-14T00:53:00+00:00 July 14th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Artist Andrew Wyeth’s 100th Birthday Commemorated Through Forever Stamps

The Andrew Wyeth Forever stamps were dedicated in his home town of Chadds Ford, PA, at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Postal Service Senior Director, Office of the Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer, who dedicated the stamps. “And since today is the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, it’s the perfect occasion to celebrate the man whose masterful works have found a place in our homes — and in our hearts. Wyeth’s InspirationThe son of renowned illustrator N.C. Wyeth, Wyeth was bo

By | 2017-07-12T00:53:00+00:00 July 12th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Artist Andrew Wyeth’s 100th Birthday Commemorated Through Forever Stamps

The Andrew Wyeth Forever stamps were dedicated in his home town of Chadds Ford, PA, at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Postal Service Senior Director, Office of the Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer, who dedicated the stamps. “And since today is the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, it’s the perfect occasion to celebrate the man whose masterful works have found a place in our homes — and in our hearts. Wyeth’s InspirationThe son of renowned illustrator N.C. Wyeth, Wyeth was bo

By | 2017-07-12T00:53:00+00:00 July 12th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Andrew Wyeth’s paintings to debut on Forever stamps

This pane of 12 Forever stamps celebrates the centennial of the birth of Andrew Wyeth (July 12, 1917 – Jan. 16, 2009), one of the most prominent American artists of the 20th century. Working in a realistic style that defied artistic trends, Wyeth created haunting and enigmatic paintings based largely on people and places in his life, a body of work that continues to resist easy or comfortable interpretation. This issuance includes stamps that each features a detail from a different Andrew Wyeth

By | 2017-06-26T00:53:00+00:00 June 26th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Disney Studios Ink & Paint Department to be Celebrated on Forever Stamps Featuring Disney Villains

Postal Service celebrates the rich legacy of the Walt Disney Studios Ink & Paint Department by dedicating a sheet of 20 Forever stamps featuring 10 classic Disney villains. The Disney Villains Forever stamps will be dedicated at 1:30 p.m. PDT July 15, during D23 Expo 2017, Disney’s ultimate fan event at the Anaheim Convention Center, Center Stage. The Art of AnimationBeginning in 1923, Disney’s Ink & Paint Department helped create classic animated films. One of the first groups of its kind, Disn

By | 2017-06-21T00:53:00+00:00 June 21st, 2017|companies|0 Comments