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2011-07-29 11:50:00

Celebrate Scouting Forever Stamp Previewed on Social Media WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service will salute the Girl Scouts in 2012 by commemorating the 100th anniversary of an organization credited with helping girls build character and leadership skills.

2011-07-28 10:00:00

Stamps Depict Four Iconic Vessels KINGS POINT, N.Y., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service today salutes the U.S. Merchant Marine by issuing 60 million Forever stamps to set sail through the nation's mail stream starting today. Related events will take place on the S.S.

2011-07-26 16:14:00

2012 Santa and Sleigh Forever Stamps Seen on Social Media WASHINGTON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service is offering relief from the summer heat with a sneak peek at its cool 2012 Holiday Celebration Santa and Sleigh Forever stamps through social media.

2011-07-21 08:41:00

Trailblazing Publisher of Ebony, Jet, Immortalized on Forever Stamp WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service continues its sneak peek at some of its 2012 stamps, using social media outlets today to preview the 2012 Black Heritage Stamp honoring legendary publisher John H.

2011-07-18 09:32:00

Social media sites to feature 2012 stamps WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a move to raise awareness of its stamp program and to reach diverse audiences and people of all ages, the Postal Service is offering a sneak peek at some of the stamps that will be issued in 2012, beginning today through social media sites. Customers may preview the stamps on Facebook at facebook.com/USPSStamps, through Twitter @USPSstamps or on the website Beyond the Perf at...

2011-06-29 13:54:00

U.S. Postal Service Honors 12 American Designers NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated a new sheet of stamps honoring 12 of the nation's most important and influential industrial designers.

2011-06-23 16:07:00

27th Stamp in the Literary Arts Series Visit this link to view the stamp image: http://www.usps.com/communications/newsroom/2011/pr11_076.htm WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acclaimed author and humorist Mark Twain is being honored by the U.S.

2011-05-20 11:07:00

Stamp Highlights First Indy 500 Winner INDIANAPOLIS, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ray Harroun, winner of the first Indianapolis 500, begins racing his Marmon "Wasp" through the nation's mail stream today in the form of 50 million First-Class Mail Forever stamps to celebrate 100 years of racing at the iconic brickyard. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110520/DC06175) The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at the Speedway as a prelude to Fast Friday, the...

2011-05-04 12:58:00

Two Stamps Recognize 50th Anniversary of First Manned Spaceflight KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service dedicated two stamps today commemorating two historic events -- one that occurred a half century ago, and the second that's making history now.

2011-04-28 14:57:00

Movie Icon is 17th Inductee into Legends of Hollywood Stamp Series BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.