US Postal Service Issues New Christmas & Winter Holiday Stamps

The US Postal Service has issued the new stamps for 2009 Holiday season. Among the holidays celebrated with new stamps this year are Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa as well as the Winter Holidays.

The 2009 Christmas Stamp.
From the USPS website –

Since 1978, the theme of each “traditional” Christmas stamp has been the Madonna and Child.

The 2009 Christmas stamp features Madonna and Sleeping Child, a painting by Italian artist Giovanni Battista Salvi, (1609-1685), more commonly known as Sassoferrato.

The 2009 Winter Holiday Stamps
From the USPS website –

The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the winter holiday season with stamps featuring a reindeer, snowman, gingerbread man, and a toy soldier.

The 2009 Holiday stamps are available at your local Post Office or can be ordered online at the USPS website – Christmas Stamp, Winter Holidays Stamps.

More info: Christmas/Winter Holidays Stamps

One Response to “US Postal Service Issues New Christmas & Winter Holiday Stamps”

  1. jane Says:

    A very inspiring stamp design just in time for the Yuletide season. This is a must have for all stamp collectors! Anyone who will receive such stamp will surely enjoy it’s artistic, religious design.

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