• July 18th, 2017

    Underlying the beauty and importance of pollinators. A special pane of 20 stamps introduced by the USPS

    FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to present this special issue by the U.S. Postal Service that urges everyone to protect the pollinators and pay tribute to their beauty and importance. The stamps depict two of the USA continent’s most iconic, the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) and the western honeybee (Apis mellifera), each shown industriously pollinating a variety of plants native to North ...
  • June 5th, 2015

    Gorgeous butterfly appeared on a new USA stamp issue

    FindYourStampsValue.com hurries to inform that USA Post has released a special stamp that depicts the Eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly. The stamp art was created on a computer, using images of preserved butterflies as a starting point. The result is a highly stylized, simplified image of an Eastern tiger swallowtail rather than an exact replica. The issue was put into circulation on the 1st of ...
  • February 12th, 2014

    Great Spangled Fritillary stamp from the USA

    The great spangled fritillary butterfly graces the fourth butterfly stamp by the U.S.P.S. for use on large greeting card envelopes. The stamp art was created on a computer, using images of preserved butterflies as a starting point. The result is a highly stylized, simplified image of a great spangled fritillary rather than an exact replica. The great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele) is named ...
  • January 26th, 2013

    Spicebush Swallowtail stamp from the USA

    The spectacular spicebush swallowtail butterfly graces the third butterfly stamp by the USPS. The stamp art was created on a computer, using images of preserved butterflies as a starting point. The result is a highly stylized, simplified image of a spicebush swallowtail rather than an exact replica. Both as caterpillars and adults, spicebush swallowtails hide from their predators in plain sight. T ...
  • May 19th, 2010

    New butterfly stamp set for odd, oversize cards

    In an official First Day of Issue Ceremony held at the Javits Convention center, the United States Postal Service unveiled a new stamp during the National Stationery Show. The new 64-cent butterfly stamp is designed to be used with the square and oversized envelopes that are popular with greeting cards and invitations and require extra postage. The ceremony was the culmination of a collaboration b ...
  • 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 ...