31 December 2015
Star Trek, Shirley Temple and Pets are just some of the many subjects to be celebrated on USA stamps in 2016…
The US Postal Service has revealed the designs of many of the USA stamps to be issued furing 2016.
Acting Stamp Services Director Mary-Anne Penner said:
'Our stamps articulate the American experience through miniature works of art. Our diverse stamp topics for 2016 are sure to appeal to everyone, and with the New Year just around the corner, now is a perfect time to get started in stamp collecting. It’s an educational hobby the entire family can enjoy.'
Stamp subjects include:
Quilled Paper Heart
Black Heritage: Richard Allen
Lunar New Year: Year of the MonkeyMusic Icon: Sarah VaughanLegends of Hollywood: Shirley TemplePets
Eid GreetingsRepeal of the Stamp Act, 1766Views of Our PlanetsPluto—Explored!World Stamp Show-NY 2016 commemorative sheets
Soda Fountain FavoritesStar TrekJack-O’-Lanterns
Florentine Madonna and Child
Priority Mail Express: Columbia River Gorge
Priority Mail: La Cueva del Indio
All images: (c) 2016 USPS