A New Stamp to Celebrate

Date : 14/02/2020 @ 20:00
Source : PR Newswire (US)

A New Stamp to Celebrate

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today issued the Let's Celebrate! Forever stamp, giving customers a way to add extra fun and happiness to celebratory greeting cards, invitations, and gift-bearing envelopes and packages. News of the stamp is being shared using the hashtag #CelebrationStamp.

The Postal Service has the perfect decoration for your invitations and happy cards & letters: the new Let’s Celebrate! stamp!

"The bright and cheery stamp is filled with vibrant, exciting circles like a burst of confetti," said Janice Walker, vice president, Corporate Communications, U.S. Postal Service, who was the dedicating official. "The Let's Celebrate! stamp will help send cheer and a dash of fun through the mail."

Joining Walker to dedicate the stamp were Chris Lazaroff, executive committee board member, American First Day Cover Society; Elizabeth Hisey, Co-Founder, Women Exhibitors; and Tina M. Sweeney, manager, Post Office operations, Arizona/New Mexico District, U.S. Postal Service.

The first-day-of-issue event took place during the Aripex 2020 Stamp Show in Mesa, AZ. Let's Celebrate! features an array of colorful circles in varying sizes arranged in a random pattern. The letters in the word "celebrate," cast in a dark green hue, appear inside several brightly colored circles on a white background. Antonio Alcalá, a USPS art director, designed the stamp.

Customers may purchase the Let's Celebrate! stamps at the Postal Store at usps.com/shop, by calling 800-STAMP24 (800-782-6724), by mail through USA Philatelic or at Post Office locations nationwide. Forever stamps will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. Information on ordering first-day-of-issue postmarks and covers is at usps.com/shop under "Collectors." A video of the ceremony will be available on Facebook.com/usps.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.

Please Note: For U.S. Postal Service media resources, including broadcast quality video and audio and photo stills, visit the USPS Newsroom. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. Subscribe to the USPS YouTube channel, like us on Facebook and enjoy our Postal Posts blog. For more information about the Postal Service, visit usps.com and facts.usps.com.

National Contact: Carl Walton
202.268.6539
mobile 804.402.6702
carl.a.walton@usps.gov

Local Contact: Rod Spurgeon
602.225.3410
Rod.J.Spurgeon@usps.gov
usps.com/news

 

(PRNewsfoto/U.S. Postal Service)

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SOURCE U.S. Postal Service

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