USPS Previews 2009 Commemorative Stamp Program

December 31st, 2008

The US Postal Service has released some of the stamps that you will be able to purchase next year.

Among the stamps are acting legend Bob Hope who grew up in Shaker Heights, along with Gary Cooper, and Abraham Lincoln.

In January Lunar New Year: Year of the Ox and Edgar Allan Poe 200th birthday will be celebrated.

A collection of popular television shows will adorn images of " I Love Lucy", "Dragnet", "You Bet Your Life", "Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet," "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," "Ed Sullivan Show," "George Burns & Gracie Allen Show," "Hopalong Cassidy," "The Honeymooners," "Howdy Doody," "Kukla, Fran and Ollie," "Lassie," "The Lone Ranger," "Perry Mason," "Phil Silvers Show," "Red Skelton," "Texaco Star Theater," "Tonight Show" and "Twilight Zone."

Stamp prices will remain at 42 cents until May. The rates will then adjust with inflation using the consumer price index.

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