Stamps Honoring America’s Industrial Workers Now Available for Preorder

Five PanesWe are very pleased to announce that the Made in America: Building A Nation stamp sheet is now available for preorder. The sheet, which comes in five different versions, will be issued this Thursday, August 8, at the Department of Labor’s Frances Perkins Building (200 Constitution Avenue) in Washington, D.C. The sheet features 12 Forever® stamps honoring the men and women whose hard labor was essential to the growth of the modern United States. The event begins at 10 a.m. and is free and open to the public, but make sure you bring a government issued ID with you.

The stamp sheet will also be dedicated Friday, August 9, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Come join us at the Wilkes-Barre Post Office (300 South Main Street). The ceremony begins at 9 a.m.
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The Postal Service™ is proud of its role in portraying the American experience to a world audience through the issuance of postage stamps and postal stationery. Each year the Postal Service issues commemorative stamps reflecting subjects of national significance and appeal. More than 160 years of stamp development has yielded an incredible archive of imagery and commentary reflecting American culture and society. Even in this fast-changing world, stamps are still a versatile and convenient method of postage. And stamp collecting is a lifetime hobby that is fun and educational for all ages. Stamp collecting is easy to start without a big investment. It is also a great way to learn about the world and its many wonders, opening the door to an exciting universe of history, science, geography, the arts, technology, and sports. Our mission is to provide universal service that is prompt, reliable, efficient, affordable, and self-sustaining. Throughout its history the Postal Service has grown with the nation, binding it together by ensuring that everyone, everywhere, has the same ability to communicate regardless of technological change.

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  1. Why are all “pre-orders” from the USPS Store showing the items as being “discontinued”??!

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