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Johnny Cash Honored On A Forever US Postage Stamp

The US has been home to many musical artists that create musical masterpieces in a variety of genres. To honor such musical greats, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has created a new series of commemorative postage stamps that are sure to thrill the masses. As part of the new “Music Icons” stamp series, Johnny Cash [...]

The Bahamas Birds And Eggs Postage Stamps

The Flamingo is the National Bird of the Bahamas. Now a protected bird, the exquisite bird appears on the Coat of Arms as well as different postage stamps that have been released by the Bahamas. A visit to the Bahamas reveals a multitude of beautiful tropical island birds that are certainly eye-catching. In 2001, the Bahamas [...]

Legends Of The West Recalled Postage Stamps

In December of 1993 the Legends of the West postage stamps were issued by the USPS.  The bad news was that one stamp that was supposed to feature Bill Pickett, who was the cowboy that invented steer wrestling, was actually not Bill Pickett.  The Pickett family informed the USPS that the photograph that was used [...]

Prince William 30th Birthday Celebrated With Postage Stamps

We have watched him from afar through television, magazines, and newspaper clippings.  Born to one of the most famous couples of all times, Prince William has become an iconic figure on both sides of the pond.  He’s untouchable, yet thanks to mainstream media, for many people around the world, he is almost like family. It [...]

Charles Dickens 200th Birth Anniversary Stamps

Charles Dickens is a famed author from England who lived an interesting life.  Born in 1812, he was one of eight children.  His parents worked very hard, but despite their best efforts, they remained poor.  At the age of 12, young Charles was removed from school so that he could work in a factory while [...]

James Dean…A Hollywood Legend

He was a Hollywood legend that was filled with mystery and intrigue.  Women adored him and men wanted to be him.  He was the coolest of the cool.  He was…James Dean. James Byron Dean was and American actor who was best known for his performance in the film “Rebel Without A Cause”.  James Dean enjoyed [...]

A Tribute To Civil Rights Pioneers Part II Of II

Continuing from Friday… In February of 2009, the images of 12 Civil Rights Pioneers were forever immortalized by the United States Postal Service with the issuance of the “Civil Rights Pioneers” postage stamps.  These 42 cent commemorative postage stamps pay tribute to Ella Baker, Daisy Gatson Bates, J.R. Clifford, Medgar Evers, Fannie Lou Hamer, Charles [...]

A Tribute To Civil Rights Pioneers Part I Of II

For many people in the United States, the civil unrest that once existed during the Civil Rights Movement was unbearable.  Although most of the suffrage of folks occurred in the southern part of the United States, the turmoil, and social and political unrest affected the entire country.  The Civil Rights Movement was a time where [...]

Mother Teresa Postage Stamp Released Part II Of II

Continuing from Wednesday… Issuing the Mother Teresa postage stamp has not been supported by everyone however.  An atheist group has protested the issuance of the Mother Teresa postage stamp after the United States Postal Service announced its pending release last year. The Freedom from Religion Foundation discounted the fact that Mother Teresa was being honored [...]

Mother Teresa Postage Stamp Released Part I Of II

In 1979, Mother Teresa won the Nobel Peace Prize for her 50 years of service working with the sick and poor in India.  Despite the previous objection of some folks, the Mother Teresa postage stamp has finally been released by the United States Postal Service. There was a special ceremony to celebrate the occasion held [...]