USPS Releases “Sneak Peek” of 2018 New Issues

2018 New Issues Collage

Yesterday, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) offered a sneak peek of their planned new issues for 2018. In a press release including images of the issues announced, the USPS highlighted “a portion of its 2018 stamp program.”

The new issues include Forever stamp designs honoring Mister Rogers, Lena Horne, John Lennon and Sally Ride. Additional stamps will include:

– American landscapes to commemorate the song, “America the Beautiful”;

– Frozen treats that depict various popsicles and frozen confections;

– Four designs celebrating the role of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education;

– a celebration of Illinois statehood;

– the American sacrifices in World War I, and;

– much more including bioluminescent creatures, magic tricks and mythical dragons.

No issuance dates or other detailed information was released and the Postal Service did state that the designs and details are subject to change until the actual release of the stamps.

You can find even more information about the announcement, including stamp images on the APS Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/american.philatelic.society

You can also ready the full release from the U.S. Postal Service at: http://bit.ly/2AAync9

2 thoughts on “USPS Releases “Sneak Peek” of 2018 New Issues”

  1. Thanks for peek at 2018 USPSstamp program. I really thought P.O. had gone out business as much of calander is usually announced by now.
    Just another instance of how bad it has gotten

  2. Blues musician Elmore James 100th birthday is on January 27th 2018 . If anybody deserves his image on a stamp is is this legendary artist . His influence on rock music cannot be overstated !

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