NEW YORK — Post Offices across America are experiencing a blizzard of new Forever stamps today with the introduction of the Geometric Snowflakes Forever stamps. “With these four commemorative Forever stamps we’re presenting today, we hope to capture the art and the science of the sno..
Otters in Snow, a new booklet of 20 stamps from the Post Service, features four different scenes of the alert and playful North American river otter reveling in winter's white landscape.
With original illustrations rendered in pen and ink with watercolor, the stamps are arranged in blocks of four. ..
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Send holiday greetings with these self-adhesive stamps being issued in Books of 20 Stamps
Winter Scenes celebrates the beauty and serenity of seasonal sights amid snowy landscapes.
The 10 different photogra..
Displayed on a door, in a window or over a mantel, wreaths are symbols of joy and celebration, inviting the spirit of the season into the home. Inspired by the holiday decorating traditions of early America, the four wreaths featured on these stamps are classic yet contemporary. Their designs create..
The Postal Service will release Sparkling Holidays, four stamps that feature close-up images of Santa Claus, in October 2018.The images are from Haddon Sundblom paintings created for Coca-Cola holiday advertisements that ran from the 1940s through the early 1960s. Sundblom, a famed commercial artist..
Brand new 100 Forever Stamps self-stick (5 booklets of 20).Each booklet features images that illustrate a major theme from four beloved Christmas carols.Issued in 2017 but always valid for postage.Perfect for holiday cards, seasons greetings, gifts and as a collectble.Forever stamps will always be e..
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer The legend of a kind old gentleman delivering holiday gifts to children is centuries old. But reindeer were not part of Santa’s story until the 1823 publication of the poem “A Visit From St. Nicholas.” Over 100 years later, a Christmas story by Robert L..
2016 47c Christmas - TraditionalFlorence, Italy, was the center of the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century, and home to many artists. It was a large, prosperous city heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. Famous religious figures, such as the Madonna and Child, were feature..
One double-sided booklet of 20 Forever Stamps4 different holiday images, each appearing 5 timesCollectible stamp, catalog numbers 5145-5148vintage Christmas candle stamps are perfectly suitable for use as postage for mailing! They will add a charming touch to your Christmas cards, holiday mail or wi..
WASHINGTON, DC — Celebrate the holiday season with Holiday Delights, a new stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service. Inspired by folk art but with a modern graphic vibe, these charming designs will add a touch of whimsy to your holiday mailings.Illustrator Kirsten Ulve used a traditional palette..
The Postal Service will release A Visit From St. Nick, four new holiday stamps, on Oct. 7,2021.When viewed together, the stamps create a storyboard depicting a traditional house call by the jolly old elf.In the first stamp, a sack-laden Santa approaches a chimney on a snow-covered roof. In the secon..
On September 9, 2015, in Kansas City, MO, the U.S. Postal Service® will reissue the Neon Celebrate! special stamp (Forever® First-Class Mail® priced at 49 cents) in one design, in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 20 stamps (Item 586200).The stamp will go on sale nationwide September 9, 20..
Make sure there is snow for your holiday celebrations with these 4 Snow Globes stamps from the U.S. Postal Service.Each snow globe showcases a holiday icon—a snowman in a red-and-white scarf; Santa Claus on a rooftop; a reindeer in a wintry forest; and a snow-covered tree with ornaments.Christmas sn..
An abundance of clear water, sand, and timber made the town of Lauscha, Germany, the perfect location for skilled glassblowers to settle. In the 16th century, the Lauscha artists set up ovens in their homes. Over the next 300 years, families worked together to craft drinking glasses, bow..
The tradition of carving Jack-o’-lanterns came from a fear of “Will-o’-the-wisps” from English folklore. Will-o’-the-wisp describes a ghostly or supernatural event called ignis fatuus, or “foolish fire.” Some say it resembles a figure carrying a lantern. Others see just a floating ..
This stamp is part of a block of four issued for the 2013 holiday season. The gingerbread houses were constructed specifically for the stamp design. Gingerbread evolved from a centuries-old recipe, but ingredients varied across the globe. Quite happily, the gingerbread houses America..
On December 23, 1822, the Troy, New York Sentinel published an anonymous poem that changed the way Americans celebrate Christmas. “A Visit from St. Nicholas” introduced families to the “eight tiny reindeer” who pulled Santa’s sleigh. The driver, “a right jolly old elf,” encouraged them to..