2015 49¢ Ingrid Bergman
Legends of Hollywood
The 19th Legends of Hollywood series commemorates Ingrid Bergman, the Swedish-born star who graced the screen for several decades. Her memorable career won Bergman three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, and the Tony Award for Best Actress. In a joint issue, Bergman was also honored with a Sweden stamp on the same date.
This imperforate stamp features a circa 1940 picture of Bergman. Kristen Monthei digitally colorized the image and the selvage photograph, which includes an image of Bergman from Casablanca. Art director Ethel Kessler designed the stamp pane.
49¢ Ingrid Bergman, issued to satisfy the first-class letter rate
Issue Date: August 20, 2015
City: No First Day City
Printed By: Banknote Corporation of America
Printing Method: Offset, microprint in panes of 20
Bergman is the 19th person to be honored in the Legends of Hollywood series. The series, which features film stars from the Golden-Age of Hollywood, began in 1995 with a stamp picturing Marilyn Monroe.