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Hall Of Famers Now On Forever Postage Stamps

Baseball is one of America’s favorite pastimes and as such is seems appropriate that the United States Postal Service would once again choose to honor some of the game’s greatest players by featuring them on a postage stamp. The Major League Baseball Allstars Forever stamps feature four baseball greats who left an everlasting image for [...]

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 [...]

Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly

In 2010, as a means of making things easier on postal patrons, the United States Postal Service and various card companies teamed together to help customers know when card envelopes were going to require more postage than normal.  Participating card companies began lightly printing silhouette images of butterflies on their envelopes where the postage stamp [...]

Bugs Bunny Stamp With Souvenir Sheet

“Bugs Bunny” as we officially know him today originally made an appearance as a character called “Happy Rabbit” in the cartoon short Porky’s Building in June of 1937.  From the beginning, the rabbit was intent on driving Porky nuts as he was on the hunt for his favorite “wabbit” meal.  Happy Rabbit was an instant [...]

The United States Wedding Cake Postage Stamp

The Wedding Cake postage stamps were first issued by the United States in 2009 and have been reissued in self-adhesive sheets of twenty for 2013.  The 66 cent postage stamps are sure to be a hit once again for brides and grooms sending out wedding invitations or those who want to add a touch of [...]

Legends Of The West

It’s easy to expect stamp errors in years past, but in today’s techno savvy world, it seems nearly impossible.  Stamps are after all created by machine!  BUT, the reality is that stamps are run by people, and before that they are programed by people.  Even before that, postage stamps go through an extensive design process [...]

Doris Miller Remembered On A Postage Stamp

When Doris Miller, a mess attendant, began his service on the battleship West Virginia he probably did not envision himself as being an American war hero. But his actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 easily afforded him that title. Doris Miller is considered the first African American hero of World [...]

Stamps To The Rescue For Shelter Pets

Once you see these adorable animal themed postage stamps, it will be hard to choose another!  With the help of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the United States Postal Service unveiled their latest social awareness promotional campaign in the spring of 2010.  Dubbed “Stamps to the Rescue”, the Animal Rescue: Adopt A Shelter Pet commemorative postage [...]

Wisdom On A Postage Stamp

New York City is a popular tourist destination for travelers from the United States and those around the world.  Rockefeller Center is ranked as #56 out of 150 of America’s Favorite Architecture spots to visit.  One of the favorite views among tourists, and New Yorker’s alike is the iconic figure of “Wisdom” which is installed [...]

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 [...]