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May the fourth be with you

Release date set for ‘Star Wars’-inspired stamps

The new stamps will feature 10 droids, including R2-D2 and C-3PO.

USPS will release its “Star Wars”-inspired stamps May 4 — a date that nods to the franchise’s most famous line, “May the force be with you.”

The stamps, which the Postal Service announced in January, salute beloved droids from the “Star Wars” galaxy.

The 20-stamp pane will feature 10 droids: IG-11, R2-D2, K-2SO, D-O, L3-37, BB-8, C-3PO, a GNK (or Gonk) power droid, a 2-1B surgical droid and C1-10P, commonly known as Chopper.

The stamps will help mark this year’s 50th anniversary of Lucasfilm, the studio that created “Star Wars.”

A virtual dedication ceremony will take place May 4 at 11 a.m. EDT and will be streamed on the  Facebook and Twitter pages. has more information.

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