WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today showcased the Star-Spangled Banner Forever Stamp during a special ceremony at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, home to the
WASHINGTON — Fans of NASCAR, football, as well as other sports aficionados, have an opportunity to bid on nearly 50 rare sports theme stamps and collectibles — many of which are from the exclusive Postmaster General’s (PMG) Collection. The eBay online auction is at this link and ends at 3 a.m. EST Feb. 26.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today issued the 29th stamp in the Literary Arts series honoring author Ralph Ellison for First-Class Mail weighing up to three ounces. Customers may purchase the 91-cent stamp at usps.com/stamps, 800-STAMP24 (800-782-6724) and at Post Offices nationwide.
LITTLE ROCK, AR — The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the blooms that brighten the gray days of winter today by issuing the Winter Flowers Forever stamps. Pictured clockwise from upper left, the four featured plants — amaryllis, cyclamen, Christmas cactus and paperwhite — bring a hint of spring indoors during the coldest months of the year.
SPRINGFIELD, IL — The U.S. Postal Service today honored President Abraham Lincoln with a new stamp issued at the second-ounce rate for envelopes and mailings that require additional postage, during a ceremony at the Old State Capitol.
KANSAS CITY, MO — The beautiful Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly gets its stamp of approval and takes flight on postage today from the nation’s Post Offices as a 70-cent stamp. Customers may purchase the stamps at usps.com/stamps, 800-STAMP24 (800-782-6724) and at Post Offices.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service ended the first quarter of its 2014 fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2013 – Dec. 31, 2013) with a net loss of $354 million. This marks the 19th of the last 21 quarters that it has sustained a loss. Though the Postal Service has been able to grow revenue by capitalizing on opportunities in Shipping and Package Services and has aggressively reduced operating costs, losses continue to mount due to the persistent decline of higher-margin First-Class Mail, stifling legal mandates, and its inflexible business and governance models.
U.S. Postal Service Unveils Limited-Edition 2014 Love Stamp and Hosts Crafting Workshop for Handmade Valentines
Love is in the air. The United States Postal Service today dedicated the Cut Paper Heart Forever Stamp, this year’s limited-edition Love stamp.
SAN FRANCISCO — Today the U.S. Postal Service began celebrating the 2014 Lunar New Year by issuing the Celebrating Lunar New Year: Year of the Horse Forever stamp.
WASHINGTON — On a telephone conference this morning with the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee (CSAC), Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe enthusiastically appointed Janet Klug, past president of the American Philatelic Society, to become chairman of the committee, beginning Jan. 16, 2014.