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2012-04-11 06:23:39

BALTIMORE, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Postal Service today issued a new commemorative Forever stamp honoring one of America's foremost African-American artists, William H. Johnson. The 11th issuance in the American Treasures series showcases a still life painting by Johnson. Flowers, an oil-on-plywood painting dated 1939-1940, depicts a vase of boldly rendered, brightly colored blooms on a small red table. (Photo:...

2012-04-05 06:20:33

Special Titanic postmark unveiled OTTAWA, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canada Post's collection of stamps commemorating the Titanic's centennial went on sale today in post offices across the country. The collection has already garnered worldwide attention with pre-orders rivaling last year's very popular Royal Wedding collection. Today, Canada Post also unveiled a unique Titanic postmark, a deck chair from the ship itself that is available on the official first day covers....

2012-03-27 02:25:14

SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubber Stamp Champ announced today the addition, at 50% off, of all Cosco® 2000 Plus self-inking rubber stamps to http://www.RubberStampChamp.com. RubberStampChamp.com customers can now customize Cosco self-inking stamps in a full range of 24 sizes and shapes and an exclusive choice of 11 exciting ink colors. In addition to offering all Cosco self-inkers at 50% off, RubberStampChamp.com provides free shipping on all orders over $10. The Cosco...

2012-03-24 10:20:06

100 Million Forever Stamps Issued in Full-Bloom WASHINGTON, March 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the centennial of the gift of more than 3,000 cherry blossom trees from the city of Tokyo to Washington, DC, by dedicating the Cherry Blossom Centennial Forever stamps at the National Cherry Blossom Festival today. All 100 million stamps are now available at Post Offices nationwide and online at www.usps.com/shop or by calling 1-800-STAMP24. (Photo:...

2012-03-20 02:20:16

Canadian recovery efforts saluted in marking 100(th) anniversary of the ship's disaster OTTAWA, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canada Post unveiled today the images of the five stamps that will be issued on April 5 to mark the centennial of the sinking of RMS Titanic. The collection, created by Haligonian design team of Dennis Page and Oliver Hill, showcases the best-known ship in the world with depth and realism and adds some poignant Canadian attributes. Canadians, and the...

2012-02-28 11:56:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an act of rebellion against the recession, Holmes Stamp & Sign Company (HSC) has taken steps to assure South Florida businesses and residents continue to receive top notch service and products by acquiring Atlantic Stamp & Seal Corporation (ASSC) of Coral Gables, Florida. Atlantic Stamp & Seal Corporation has provided a variety of stamp and embossing products to Miami, Homestead and Ft. Lauderdale customers for 59...

2012-02-28 11:39:00

Sunshine Skyway Bridge Graces Priority Mail Stamp ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service recognized the 25th anniversary of Florida's Sunshine Skyway Bridge by issuing the $5.15 Sunshine Skyway Bridge Priority Mail stamp today. In the stamp artwork, the bridge rises from Tampa Bay's vivid blue water and is silhouetted against an orange sky. Tiny vehicles on the roadbed reveal the massive scale of this engineering marvel. (Photo:...

2012-02-28 11:06:00

Landmark of California's Spanish Heritage Appears on Express Mail Postage CARMEL, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service honors nearly 250 years of California history with the issuance of the $18.95 Carmel Mission Express Mail stamp today. Often described as one of the most beautiful mission churches in the state, Carmel Mission is known for its dome-shaped bell tower and elaborate star-shaped window. (Photo:...

2012-02-16 13:30:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Postal Service today issued a new commemorative Forever Stamp honoring one of America's legendary entertainers and humanitarians: Danny Thomas. The stamp may be purchased at Post Offices, online at usps.com and by phone at 800-782-6724. "Throughout his career, Danny Thomas received many honors, including a 1953 Emmy Award and the Congressional Gold Medal," said Guy Cottrell, chief postal inspector, U.S. Postal...

2012-02-09 11:45:00

Heart Health Forever Stamp Lands Featured Role on NBC's 'The Biggest Loser' WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a move to raise awareness of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the U.S. Surgeon General, the host from NBC's "The Biggest Loser," and the American Heart Association joined the Postmaster General in dedicating the 2012 Social Awareness Heart Health Forever stamp. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120209/DC50830) The stamp plays a key...