The U.S. Postal Service issues four new postcard stamps that celebrate the beauty and history of American barns.The artist created digital paintings of four types of iconic barns found in the rural American landscape. With differing qualities of light and color, each piece also reflects one of the f..
With these five stamps, the U.S. Postal Service® celebrates the beauty of bonsai, a horticultural art form that has become quite popular in the United States. The word “bonsai” is Japanese for “plant in a pot.” It also refers to the practice of cultivating plants — usually trees — in trays, pots, ..
Celebrate the beauty and wonder of coral reefs with four new postcard stamps from the U.S. Postal Service®.Featuring highly stylized digital portraits, the stamp art depicts four types of stony corals with associated reef fish: elkhorn coral, shown with two French angelfish; brain coral, with a spot..
NEW YORK — Post Offices across America are experiencing a blizzard of new Forever stamps today with the introduction of the Geometric Snowflakes Forever stamps. “With these four commemorative Forever stamps we’re presenting today, we hope to capture the art and the science of the snowflake and..
A set of 20 Mid-Atlantic Lighthouse permanent stamps. Here are 20 sheets of the new Mid-Atlantic Lighthouse. For more than 300 years, America's Beacon has guided sailor safety. They differ in style, location and construction method, but their purpose is the same: to light the way through dangerous w..
When you think of the American West, you probably picture the dramatic landscapes featured in Hollywood blockbusters. That scenery might seem larger than life, but much of it was shot in a real place – Monument Valley on the border of Utah and Arizona. Monument Valley is located on the Colorado Pla..
U.S. National Marine Sanctuaries and marine national monuments have protected areas with special ecological, cultural, and historical significance for 50 years. The 16 stamps on the National Marine Sanctuaries pane showcase the abundant wildlife and diverse ecosystems that can be found throughout th..
During the Panama-Pacific Exposition of 1915, a number of impressive buildings were constructed. The designer intended them to slowly degrade and resemble ancient Rome by the end of the exposition as he believed every big city should have some ruins. However, one building still exists today (thoug..
Noteworthy railroad stations began brightening the American landscape by the 1870s and, although many fell to the wrecking ball once they had outlived their original purpose, hundreds survived. This issuance of five different stamps features five architectural gems that continue to play an important..
The U.S. Postal Service today celebrates America’s Wild and Scenic Rivers – those deemed outstandingly remarkable for their fish and wildlife, geology, recreation and cultural or historical significance – with 12 new Forever stamps. Each stamp in the pane showcases a different segment of the Nationa..
With Winter Scenes, the 10 photographs featured on the stamps showcase the special allure of winter with iconic scenes from the Northern United States. The stamps are being issued as Forever stamps in booklets of 20. Winter Scene celebrates the beauty and serenity of seasonal attractions in a snowy ..