Wednesday, December 29, 2010

2011 Stamp Preview

Tim Rich reports on the website, "As in previous years, the first stamp release of 2011 will be the latest issue in the Lunar New Year series. This year's Lunar New Year stamp design features the Year of the Rabbit. The remaining stamp releases for 2011 include a wide variety of topics and one "repeat" stamp (Edward Hopper)."

•Lunar New Year - Year of the Rabbit

•Black Heritage - Barbara Jordan

•Kansas Statehood

•Ronald Reagan

•Garden of Love - a set of 10 flower stamps


•Legends of Hollywood - Gregory Peck

•Helen Hayes - The "First Lady of Theater"

•The Civil War, 1861 - souvenir sheet of stamps and the first in a five-year series

•Indianapolis 500

•Owney the Postal Dog

•American Treasures - Edward Hopper, The Long Leg - the stamp that was canceled in 2009

•Mercury Project & MESSENGER Mission - a set of 2 stamps, one featuring Alan Shepard

•U.S. Merchant Marine - a block of 4 stamps featuring historic vessels

•American Scientists - Melvin Calvin, Asa Gray, Maria Goeppert Mayer, and Severo Ochoa

•Latin Music Legends - Tito Puente, Carmen Miranda, Selena, Carlos Gardel, and Celia Cruz

•Romare Bearden - set of 4 stamps

•Pioneers of American Industrial Design - set of 12 stamps

•Flags of our Nation - set #5 in the series

•Literary Arts - Mark Twain

•Christmas - Madonna of the Candelabra

•Holiday Contemporary - Holiday Baubles

Click here to see and learn more about the new stamps coming out in 2011.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM