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2012-06-02 06:21:12

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to incredible demand, the five First-Class Aloha Shirt stamps celebrating Hawaii's stamp on fashion are now offered in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) booklet of 10 stamps. Available nationwide today, the stamps can be purchased online at usps.com/shop, by calling 1-800-STAMP-24 (1-800-782-6724) or by visiting Post Offices. "The Aloha Shirt stamps have been a popular addition to the U.S. stamp landscape since their release...

2012-06-01 23:03:40

Founder of GeoK Stamps and Movies, George Kraus, is pleased to debut his re-vamped collectibles web store, stores.ebay.com/geokonlinesolutions. Customers are invited to browse through an array of stamps from around the globe. Classic comic books, entertaining DVDs, sports memorabilia, and coins are offered at competitive prices. For detailed product reviews, visit the site´s new blog. White Rock, BC (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Begin or expand existing collections with affordable finds from...

2012-06-01 02:21:57

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amid a sea of smiles, the U.S. Postal Service celebrated the issuance of 125 million new stamps today featuring popular Disney Pixar characters. The Mail a Smile Forever stamps official First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony took place at Disney's Art of Animation Resort. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120601/DC17017) A video of the event can be viewed beginning at 1 p.m. today at this link:...

2012-05-31 10:24:20

U.S. Postal Service Rolls Out New Booklet to Honor Old Glory MCLEAN, Va., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service continues its tradition of honoring the Stars and Stripes with the issuance of Four Flags 45-cent First-Class Forever stamps on June 1 at the National Philatelic Exhibitions (NAPEX) stamp show. This quartet of stamps features a bright U.S. flag against a white background. A single word appears on each of the four stamps in large letters: Freedom,...

2012-05-31 06:26:06

Dedication to be Held at the Home of the Texas State University Bobcats SAN MARCOS, Texas, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heads up animal lovers. The U.S. Postal Service will release 30 million Bobcats in the hometown of the Texas State University Bobcats June 1 with the issuance of a new 1-cent stamp. The official First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony will take place at the San Marcos, TX, Post Office, 301 N Guadalupe St. at 11 a.m. CDT June 1. Available nationwide that day...

2012-05-31 06:25:46

Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams to be honored on Individual Forever Stamp Sheets July 21 WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baseball fans can celebrate their favorite All-Stars as a group or individually. Responding to overwhelming demand following the recent announcement to honor Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams collectively on a single sheet of 20 Forever stamps, the Postal Service today announced that it will issue...

2012-05-23 06:22:56

Iconic Film Directors Receive 'Forever Stamps' Award SILVER SPRING, Md., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four extraordinary film directors -- Frank Capra, John Ford, John Huston and Billy Wilder -- received a stamping ovation today with the issuance of the Great Film Directors First-Class Forever stamps. The dedication took place at the American Film Institute Silver Theatre and Cultural Center where some of their works were showcased. Available nationwide today, the stamps can...

2012-04-26 10:23:22

U.S. Postal Service's Distinguished Americans Stamp Series Inducts Jose Ferrer NEW YORK, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, multi-talented actor, director, writer, musician and producer Jose Ferrer's life and accomplishments were commemorated on a First-Class Forever stamp by the U.S. Postal Service as part of its Distinguished Americans stamp series. The stamps, available nationwide today, can be purchased online at usps.com/shop, by calling 1-800-STAMP-24 or by visiting...

2012-04-24 10:22:44

Forever Stamps Evoke 1862 Battles in New Orleans and Antietam NEW ORLEANS, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today issued the second of an annual series of Forever stamps that pay tribute to one of the most searing, traumatic and consequential events in our nation's history: the American Civil War. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120424/DC93796) The dedicated stamps, The Civil War: 1862, remember the Battle of New Orleans, the first...

2012-04-21 10:20:04

Pays Tribute to Ten of Nation's Most Admired 20th-Century Poets LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Against the electric backdrop of the 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, at the University of Southern California (USC), the U.S. Postal Service today honored 10 of this nation's most illustrious poets of the 20th century on 45-cent First-Class Mail Forever stamps. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120421/DC92005) "Throughout the ages, poetry...