Features First QR Code on U.S. Postage Stamps NEW YORK — Music speaks an international language, crossing borders and oceans. Today, the United States Postal Service and La Poste of France celebrate a lively conversation between continents with the issuance of the Miles Davis and Edith Piaf stamps. The U.S. version of the stamps, issued […]
February 29, 2012 MINNEAPOLIS – Earlier today in federal court in St. Paul, a 32-year-old Prior Lake man was sentenced for manufacturing counterfeit postage meter stamps. United States District Court Judge Richard H. Kyle sentenced Andre George Mehilove to 18 months in prison on one count of counterfeiting postage stamps. In addition, he was ordered […]
PHOENIX, AZ — The “Grand Canyon State” today was commemorated on a new Forever Stamp by the United States Postal Service, marking the state’s 100th anniversary. The Arizona Statehood Forever Stamp officially goes on sale today at Post Offices, online at usps.com and by phone at 800-782-6724. “ Today, we are here to celebrate Arizona’s […]
If respondents on the Postal Service’s Facebook and Twitter accounts had their way, postage stamps would soon bear the images of Lady Gaga, Oprah Winfrey and Bruce Springsteen. Those are the popular online suggestions — so far — for stamp subjects after the Postal Service last month announced its decision to begin honoring living people […]
USPS EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY FOR STAMP RECOGNITION Beginning next year, the Postal Service’s stamp program will recognize acclaimed musicians, sports stars, writers, artists and other nationally-known figures on U.S. postage stamps — while they’re still alive. USPS is ending its rule stating an individual must have been deceased for at least five years before becoming eligible […]
CRESTWOOD, KY — Love can now last forever as the U.S. Postal Service issued today the Garden of Love Forever stamps and related philatelic products, which go on sale nationwide at local Post Offices, online at usps.com and through the toll-free line, 1-800 782-6724.
Honoring Sacrifice: The Oldest Military Decoration in the World in Present Use Lasts Forever on U.S. Postage Stamp SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Postal Service today honored the sacrifices of the men and women who serve in the U.S. military with the issuance of the Purple Heart with Ribbon Forever Stamp. The stamp goes on […]
Two Stamps Recognize 50th Anniversary of First Manned Spaceflight KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL — 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.
Multi-year Series Marks Historic Events during 150-Year Anniversary CHARLESTON, SC — The U.S. Postal Service today issued the first of an annual series of Forever Stamps that recognize key events of the Civil War — America’s bloodiest conflict, which began 150 years ago today at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took […]
This is a problem in some Post Offices that should be corrected ASAP: Stamp Availability Critical To Customer Satisfaction The USPS stamp program is a unique opportunity to honor the nation’s accomplished citizens, achievements, history and natural wonders. Customers enjoy the rich variety of the stamp program’s subjects — and stamps are a key reason […]