US Postal Service reveals USA's stamp designs for 2016


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31 December 2015
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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:

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Quilled Paper Heart
Botanical Art
Black Heritage: Richard Allen
Lunar New Year: Year of the MonkeyMusic Icon: Sarah VaughanLegends of Hollywood: Shirley TemplePets
Indiana Statehood
Eid GreetingsRepeal of the Stamp Act, 1766Views of Our PlanetsPluto—Explored!World Stamp Show-NY 2016 commemorative sheets
Jaime Escalante
Soda Fountain FavoritesStar TrekJack-O’-Lanterns
Pickup Trucks
Florentine Madonna and Child
The Moon
U.S. Flag
Apples 1-cent
Grapes 5-cents
Pears 10-cents
Priority Mail Express: Columbia River Gorge
Priority Mail:  La Cueva del Indio

All images: (c) 2016 USPS