Songbirds in Snow Forever First Class Postage Stamps brighten cold winter days 1 sheet of 20 Stamps

Songbirds in Snow Forever First Class Postage Stamps

The Songbirds in Snow stamps each features one of four birds: Golden-Crowned Kinglet, Cedar Waxwing, Northern Cardinal, and the Red-Breasted Nuthatch. Illustrator Robert Giusti painted the original designs in acrylic on canvas board, depicting each bird perched on a snow-covered branch. He and the art director chose these four birds for their color, attractiveness, and adaptability to the small format of a postage stamp. Golden-Crowned Kinglet The golden-crowned kinglet is only a little larger than a hummingbird. It can survive nighttime temperatures of 40 degrees below zero. The tiny birds roost in evergreen forests and huddle together in small flocks high up in the branches to help them stay warm. The cedar waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) gets its name from its favorite winter food, cedar berries, and the red, waxy tips of some of its wing feathers. One of the few North American birds that thrives on a diet of mostly fruits, the cedar waxwing also consumes the winter fruits of juniper, mistletoe, and crabapple. A spot of bright red against the white of a snowy tree branch signals the presence of a northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), one of winter's most colorful and beautiful birds. Cardinals usually appear in pairs but can gather in small flocks during ...

  • Brand: USPS
  • ASIN: B01JPR5JNQ
  • UPC: 015645681101

USPS Forever Postage Stamps Winter Flowers Booklet of 20

USPS Forever Postage Stamps Winter Flowers Booklet of

Issue date: February 14, 2014, made in the USA. Each of these four stamps depicts a close-up view of one plant—(clockwise from upper left) amaryllis, cyclamen, Christmas cactus, or paper white—with detailed and colorful renderings of its blossom and foliage. These winter-blooming flowers are popular potted plants, especially during the holidays when people enjoy them as gifts or as festive decorations. Just as these flowers brighten our dark winter days, these stamps will add a decorative and cheerful note to all your correspondence. Art director Ethel Kessler designed the winter flowers stamps, which feature art by William low. The winter flowers stamps are being issued as forever stamps in books of 20. Forever stamps are always equal in value to the current first-class mail one-ounce rate.

  • Brand: USPS
  • ASIN: B01MYZIK1W
  • UPC: 015645689107

USPS Forever Postage Stamps Winter Fun Booklet of 20

USPS Forever Postage Stamps Winter Fun Booklet of

Winter days can be a wonderful time to appreciate the great outdoors with friends and loved ones. Drawing on nostalgic images of snowy childhoods, the Winter Fun stamps can be used not only to convey the joyful spirit of the holiday season and the new year, but also to send cheerful greetings for any occasion all winter long. Each stamp is sure to add a welcome splash of warmth to letters and cards during the year's coldest months.With four playful designs, Winter Fun celebrates some of the season's most enjoyable activities: ice-skating, making snow angels, building snowmen, and bird-watching. The art for the ice-skaters design was painted with acrylic on plywood with a dry brush technique to give the illustration a textured, folk-art feel. The other three were all hand-sketched and then digitally manipulated.Art director Ethel Kessler designed the stamps using existing illustrations by Janet Atkinson, Jing Jing Tsong, and Christine Roy.The Winter Fun stamps are being issued as Forever® stamps in self-adhesive booklets of 20 (five of each design). These Forever stamps will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail® one-ounce price.

  • Brand: USPS
  • ASIN: B00OU2U89C
  • UPC: 885254230584

20 Botanical Art USPS Forever First Class Postage Stamps Beautiful Flower Bloom

20 Botanical Art USPS Forever First Class Postage

The U.S. Postal Service® continues its tradition of beautiful floral-themed stamps with Botanical Art. The stamp art features ten designs, each a detail of an illustration from an American nursery catalog printed between 1891 and 1912. The design details are courtesy of The New York Botanical Garden; the catalogs are part of NYBG's Nursery and Seed Catalog Collection, one of the largest and most important such collections in the U.S. In the mid-19th century, as more people discovered the joys of ornamental and recreational gardening, thriving commercial greenhouses and nurseries marketed plants to the eager gardeners. To entice buyers, the nurseries created colorful catalogs illustrated with beautiful blossoms and lush foliage. The illustrations were idealized, romantic versions of what plants could look like, but they fueled many a garden dream. The artists responsible for the work seen on early nursery catalogs are mostly unknown to us now, but their captivating work lives on. Art director Ethel Kessler designed the stamps. The Botanical Art stamps are being issued as Forever® stamps. Forever stamps are always equal in value to the current First-Class Mail® one-ounce price. This listing is for 20 new forever stamps.

  • Brand: USPS
  • ASIN: B01BEFRC4G
  • UPC: 783419735373

Harris Illustrated Postage Stamp Catalog, Fall/Winter, 1984-85

Harris Illustrated Postage Stamp Catalog, Fall/Winter,

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  • Brand: Brand: Whitman Pub Llc
  • ASIN: 0937458384

Vintage Christmas "Winter Pastime" Nathaniel Currier * Christmas Card Postage Stamps Stickers (Set of 20 Stamps) US Postage stamps Scott #1702

Vintage Christmas "Winter Pastime" Nathaniel Currier * Christmas

This is a set of 20 stamps as pictured. They are all mint, unused and ready to use on Christmas Card Envelopes. They also make great stickers on packages and decorations. ~The subject of this Christmas issue is a lithograph by Nathaniel Currier from 1855, entitled "Winter Pastime." Currier created it two years before he became a partner with James Ives.

  • ASIN: B018L84ZIU

USPS US Flag 2016 Forever Stamps Book of 20

USPS US Flag 2016 Forever Stamps Book of

Celebrate "Old Glory" with this patriotic 2016 U.S. Flag stamp. The American flag has long symbolized the strength and spirit of our nation. This 2016 U.S. Flag First-Class Mail® stamp features a detail of Emmanuel Faure's vivid photograph of a U.S. flag waving against the background of the sky. On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress passed the Flag Act, stating that the U.S. flag should consist of 13 alternating red and white stripes and 13 white stars in a blue field. In 1818, Congress passed legislation stipulating that the number of stars on the American flag should match the number of states in the Union. There are 13 stripes and 50 stars on the current flag. The words "USA FOREVER" are printed on the bottom of the stamp. Terrence W. McCaffrey was the art director of the project and Greg Breeding designed the stamp. The self-adhesive 2016 U.S. Flag First-Class Mail® stamp listing is for a double-sided book of 20 stamps.

  • Brand: USPS
  • ASIN: B01BHHQ3E6
  • UPC: 783149478618

Brappo 10pcs Colorful Antique Totem Fire Manuscript Sealing Seal Wax Sticks For Postage Letter Retro Vintage Wax Seal Stamp (Set 7)

Brappo 10pcs Colorful Antique Totem Fire Manuscript Sealing

Features: Material: wax Size: 90 x 12 x 12 mm each Colors: as shown in photos Suitable for: craft projects, wedding and party invitations, letter-sealing, bottle-sealing, signature, postage letter, retro vintage wax seal, stamp etc. Package includes: 10* Seal wax sticks

  • Color: Set 7
  • Brand: Brappo
  • ASIN: B0787RQKFH
  • UPC: 653391855669

Perfect Summer Vintage Retro DIY Nails Art Water Slide Transfer Postage Stamp Letters Pattern Decals and Stickers for Girls Kids

Perfect Summer Vintage Retro DIY Nails Art Water

  • Color: color 21
  • Brand: Perfect Summer
  • ASIN: B00OIOU29S

USPS Forever Stamps Star-Spangled Banner Booklet of 20 (Fireworks)

USPS Forever Stamps Star-Spangled Banner Booklet of 20

Issued Jan. 28, 2014 this stamp was featured at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the "Star-Spangled Banner." This stamp design features a photograph of the flag that flies over Fort McHenry National Monument and His­toric Shrine in Baltimore, MD. This flag is a replica of the one that inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner" after realizing Fort McHenry had withstood the British attack of Sept.13-14, 1814. The picture of the flag was taken against a backdrop of fireworks during an annual celebration of Defenders' Day, a legal holiday in the state of Maryland commemorating the successful defense of the city of Baltimore on Sept. 12, 1814 from an invading British force during the War of 1812. Photographer Gary Clark said it was a challenge to get the fireworks and the flag in the same shot and that "the wind picked up quite a bit that night." Art director Phil Jordan designed the stamp. The Star-Spangled Banner stamp is being issued as a Forever Stamp, which is equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price. This listing is for a double-sided booklet of 20 stamps in new condition.

  • Brand: USPS
  • ASIN: B00NB5ALP0
  • UPC: 015654689006
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