• February 16th, 2017

    Iconic WPA Posters Are Becoming Gorgeous Stamps. 10 bright items introduced by USPS

    FindYourStampsValue.com hurries to let our readers know that the U.S. Postal Service has introduced ten bright stamps celebrating posters of the Work Projects Administration. These striking and utilitarian artworks were created by Depression-era artists employed by the Poster Division of the WPA Federal Art Project. Each stamp features a different poster in the vibrant art deco style of the day. ...
  • December 16th, 2016

    Celebrating Lunar New Year: Year of the Rooster. One colourful stamp released by USPS

    Around the world, a new year is welcomed with gifts, noise, and celebration! A red envelope (hongbao) featuring a colorful illustration of a rooster highlights the 2017 Lunar New Year: Year of the Rooster stamp from the U.S. Postal Service, tenth in the Celebrating Lunar New Year series. The characters at the top of the envelope form a common Chinese greeting of celebration and wish for prosperity ...
  • August 14th, 2016

    Songbirds that brighten cold winter days. Four bright stamps released by USPS

    FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to inform our readers that the U.S. Postal Service has released four bright special stamps that celebrate songbirds. The northern cardinal and three other birds are depicted in this stamp set, which were unveiled during the American Philatelic Society's StampShow 2016 in Portland, Oregon, on Aug. 4-7. "The Postal Service has a long tradition of putting birds on sta ...
  • July 12th, 2015

    Newest edition of the federal duck stamp is now on sale

    FindYourStampsValue.com received the info that the 82nd Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp edition was put on sale. The image of ruddy ducks was revealed June 26 at a special event hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bass Pro Shops in Memphis, Tennessee. The 2015-16 federal duck stamp features a pair of ruddy ducks painted by wildlife artist Jennifer Miller of Olean ...
  • June 16th, 2015

    Majestic emperor penguin – the largest of the penguin species

    FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to inform that USA Post has released one more stamp dedicated to animals. This particular issue pays tribute to the majestic emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri). The item was unveiled and put into circulation on the 1st of June. Largest of the penguin species, the emperor stands over three feet tall and can weigh more than 80 pounds. Emperor penguins rely on a la ...
  • June 7th, 2015

    Colourful Costal Birds were depicted on a new highly stylized stamp issue

    FindYourStampsValue.com got to know that USPS has put on sale a special set of stamps consisting of four items that is dedicated to the Coastal Birds. With the release of these postcard stamps, the U.S. Postal Service® celebrates four eye-catching birds: the red knot (Calidris canutus), king eider (Somateria spectabilis), roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), and magnificent frigatebird (Fregata mag ...
  • February 9th, 2014

    Hummingbird featured on new United States' stamp

    A new postcard stamp by the USPS celebrates the beauty and grace of the hummingbird. The stamp art is a tinted, highly stylized, digital depiction of a hummingbird hovering near a plant. Hummingbirds, known for their agility, brilliant colors, and long bills, are among the smallest birds in the world, ranging in size from about two to eight inches long. Some weigh less than a penny. Special wing a ...
  • June 6th, 2010

    Hawaii rainforests inspire new U.S. postage stamp design by Big Island artist

    The native plants and wildlife of Hawaii's rainforests will soon be found on letters and packages circling the globe. That is, at least on the U.S. postage stamped on that mail. In September, the newest stamp pane in the United States Postal Service's Nature of America Series will feature a painting of a Hawaiian rainforest by Big Island wildlife artist John D. Dawson. The painting is the 12th tha ...
  • June 28th, 2007

    The Four Bs Buzz on U.S. Postal Stamp: Bats, Bees, Birds and Butterflies

    The United States Postal Service will cast a spotlight on the importance of nature's pollinators with the issuance of the 41-cent Pollination stamps tomorrow, June 29. The first- day-of-issuance ceremony will be led by Patrick R. Donahoe, deputy postmaster general and chief operating officer of the Postal Service, who will be joined by Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns beginning at 10 a.m. at the ...
  • October 18th, 2006

    The birds and the bees

    WASHINGTON - The nation's capital was abuzz with excitement today when the U.S. Postal Service unveiled four beautiful Pollination stamps at the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) Symposium. The stamps, which will be released next summer, consist of four images arranged in two alternate and interlocking patterns. The intricate design of these beautiful stamps emphasizes the ecol ...