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USPS previews select 2019 stamps

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USPS has announced some of next year’s planned stamp releases.

The Postal Service has announced some of its planned stamps for 2019, including releases that honor poet Walt Whitman, entertainers Marvin Gaye and Gregory Hines, Post Office murals, and the nation’s scenic rivers.

Here’s what’s coming:

  • Hearts Blossom, the latest stamp in the Love series
  • Year of the Boar, the 12th and final stamp in the Celebrating Lunar New Year series
  • Gregory Hines, the 42nd stamp in the Black Heritage series
  • Cactus Flowers, a booklet of 20 stamps that feature 10 images
  • Alabama Statehood, which celebrates the state’s bicentennial
  • Marvin Gaye, a Music Icons stamp
  • USS Missouri, which honors the 75th anniversary of the battleship’s commissioning in June 1944
  • Post Office Murals, a pane of 10 stamps that feature five Great Depression-era murals
  • U.S. Flag, the latest stamp to honor the nation’s most recognizable symbol
  • Wild and Scenic Rivers, a pane of a dozen different designs
  • Walt Whitman, the 32nd stamp in the Literary Arts series
  • Frogs, a booklet of 20 stamps that showcase four designs
  • State and County Fairs, four se-tenant stamps that work together as a panorama and also as individual images
  • Woodstock, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the August 1969 music fair
  • Winter Berries, a booklet of 20 stamps that feature four designs
  • Joshua Tree, a Priority Mail stamp that depicts a desert scene
  • Bethesda Fountain, a Priority Mail Express stamp that commemorates one of the most iconic statues in New York City’s Central Park
  • Coral Reefs, four postcard stamps
  • California Dogface, the seventh nonmachineable butterfly stamp for use on irregularly sized envelopes
  • U.S. Flag Stamp Envelope, a stamped envelope

Additional stamps will be announced throughout 2019. The USPS news release has more information.

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