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Mercury Project and MESSENGER Mission

The Postal Service, in Kennedy Space Center, Florida, issued a Mercury Project/MESSENGER Mission se-tenant pair commemorative stamp. One stamp commemorates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Project Mercury, America’s first manned spaceflight program, and NASA astronaut Alan Shepard’s historic …

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Jazz Appreciation

To celebrate America’s musical gift to the world, the U.S. Postal Service issued the Jazz Appreciation Forever Stamp. Inspired by vintage jazz record-album covers, Pasadena, Calif., artist Paul Rogers captured the eclectic nature of jazz music and the spontaneity and …

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Latin Music Legends

Five legendary musicians and performers of the Latin sound whose contributions have had a lasting impact on American music — Selena, Carlos Gardel, Carmen Miranda, Tito Puente, and Celia Cruz — are honored on U.S. commemorative Forever stamps. Among the …

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Year of the Rabbit – United States

The U.S. Postal Service issued Year of the Rabbit stamp, the fourth of twelve stamps in its Celebrating Lunar New Year series. The Lunar New Year series begun in 2008 with the Year of the Rat stamp. The Year of the …

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Holidays Forever – 2010

The U.S. Postal Service starts delivering the 2010 holiday season by issuing four, new Forever stamps and a single stamp featuring a musical angel.

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Julia de Burgos – Celebrated Poet

US postal service issued a stamp of Julia de Burgos, one of Puerto Rico’s most celebrated poets, at the Teatro Tapia, one of the oldest drama stage buildings in the U.S, on the eve of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Hawaiian Rain Forest

The US Postal Service issued a commemorative miniature sheet of Nature of America: Hawaiian Rain Forest. Featuring a Hawaiian rain forest, the 2010 Nature of America issuance is the 12th stamp pane in an educational series focusing on the beauty …

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