Issued from 1993-96, the Garden Flowers stamp series brings a burst of color to your stamp album.
Spring Garden Flowers
These colorful flowers blossomed into a booklet of stamps in mid-June. Featuring one continuous se-tenant design, the stamps pictured five favorite garden flowers, including the lilac, daffodil, tulip, iris, and hyacinth. Continue reading
Introduced in 2001, the American Treasures stamp series honors “fine works by skilled hands, from Amish quilts to idyllic paintings by American masters.”
According to the USPS, the American Scientists Series commemorates “great researchers whose explorations into tiny molecules and grand galaxies shifted the paradigms of science.”
2005 American Scientists
After World War II, von Neumann worked to develop large scale, high-speed electronic computers with stored programs. His design of the IAS computer – the von Neumann Architecture – became the model for most of its successors.
The USPS introduced the American Design series in 2002. In it, “form meets function in works of decorative art: Chippendale chairs, toleware coffeepots, and banjo clocks.
Toleware Coffee Pot
The first in the American Design Series, the American Toleware coil stamp shows traditional Pennsylvania folk art hand painted on a tin coffeepot. Toleware was also seen on the 1979 Folk Art issues. Continue reading
Columbus in Sight of Land
The Columbian Series was issued in conjunction with the spectacular Columbian Exposition of 1893, which celebrated the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ discovery of the New World. Today, the Columbians are among the most treasured of all U.S. stamps. Continue reading
U.S. #733 commemorates Admiral Byrd’s historic expedition to the South Pole. President Franklin D. Roosevelt helped design the stamp, which depicts the route Byrd’s explorers traveled. Once there, a base camp dubbed “Little America” was set up. The camp included a mail station. Continue reading