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USPS Postal Stamps released in 2022

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USPS Postal Stamps released in 2022

It’s already the latter half of the year 2022. 2022 is passing, while 2023 is coming soon. Looking back there are many changes within nine months, including discovery, disaster, and disease. Except for all these,  what has happened with USPS postal stamps in 2022?

Let’s take a look back at memorable moments!

In January – 6 postal stamps with new designs were released!

In January, USPS released five postal stamps forever:  Lunar New Year, US Flags Forever Stamp, Year of the Tiger, Love Flowers Forever Stamps,  and Edmonia Lewis Stamps and  Blueberries 4¢ Stamp.

It is worth noting that 2022 is the Year of the Tiger. Accordingly, USPS release the postal service stamps featuring Tiger. The Tiger is the third of the 12 zodiac animal signs related to the Chinese lunar calendar.  

 Also, in January, a new set of flag postal stamps forever were released. More details can be seen in our past post.

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In February – 3 sets of postal stamps were added

USPS Stamp released Palace of Fine Arts $26.95 Express Mail Stamp(1 design), Butterfly Garden Flowers Nondenominated Stamp (5¢ assigned value) (2 designs), and Monument Valley $8.95 Priority Mail Stamp (1 design).

My favorite USPS postal stamp set is  Monument Valley $8.95 Priority Mail Stamp.

The priority Mail stamps celebrate Memorial Valley, located on the Utah-Arizona line.

Material eroded from the early Rock Mountains was deposited layer upon layer for hundreds of millions of years. Through the wear and tear of simple layers of soft and hard rock, the natural wonders of today’s historic Valley unfold slowly. From the postal stamp, we can’t help but praise the magic of nature.

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In March – 5 sets of USPS postal stamps were released

USPS released Title IX Forever Stamp  (4 designs), Mountain Flora Forever Stamp (4 designs), African Daisy Global Forever Rate Stamp (1 design),  Tulip Forever Stamp (1 design),  Sunflower Bouquet Two-Ounce Stamp (1 design),  and Shel Silverstein Forever Stamp.

If you are fond of nature, March may be your favorite month, when USPS has released four sets of postal stamps associated with flowers.

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In April – 2 postal service stamps were released by USPS

USPS released Flags on Barns Presort Standard Rate Stamps  (4 designs) and George Morrison Forever Stamps (5 designs).

The flag is always an enduring element in the design of US postal stamps. In Flags on Barns Presort Standard Rate Stamps, painted flags can be found on barns, which is already a normal situation in the US. The barn sits in a landscape inspired by the seasons and different regions of the country, which is designed and illustrated by Stephanie Bower. Antonio Alcalá was the art director. 

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In May – 3 postal stamps forever were released

USPS Stamp released Eugenie Clark Forever Stamp (1 design), Women’s Rowing Forever Stamp (2 designs), and Mighty Mississippi Forever Stamps (10 designs).

This month is kind of sporty based on the feature of the stamps. Two USPS postal stamps forever are related to the sport.

Eugenie Clark Forever Stamp features the lady Eugenie Clark (1922-2015), who is well known as the “Shark Lady,” a pioneering marine biologist. She spent her career working tirelessly to change public perception about sharks and try her best to preserve marine environments around the world. The stamp art features a digital collage, including a photograph of Clark and a lemon shark.

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In June – 2 postal service stamps were added

USPS released Distinguished Americans, Katharine Graham, Two-Ounce Stamp (1 design), and Floral Geometry $2 and $5 Rate Stamps (2 designs).

After Eugenie Clark, another woman Katharine Graham (1917-2001), was featured. She is the first female head of a Fortune 500 company and a pivotal figure during turbulent moments in American history. The stamp is inspired by the oil portrait of Graham, who was at the height of her influence in the 1970s when she was the owner and president of The Washington Post Co. and publisher of the company’s flagship newspaper. Lynn Staley’s original design for the stamp was used by Art director Derry Noyes.

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In July – 3 postal stamps were released

USPS released First Lady Nancy Reagan Forever Stamp ( 1 design), Mariachi Forever Stamps ( 5 designs), and Pete Seeger Forever Stamp (1 design).

This month we have another lady featured in the USPS postal stamps –  First Lady Nancy.

Anne Frances Robbins, the future First Lady of the United States, was born on July 6, 1921, in New York City. In 1952, she married Ronald Reagan, the president of the Screen Actors Guild of America. She served as First Lady with her husband from January 1981 to January 1989 during his two terms in office. During her time as First Lady, one of her main interests was the prevention of recreational drugs and the “Just Say No” campaign. 

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In August – 4  postal stamps forever were released

USPS released Buzz Lightyear Forever Stamp ( 4 designs), National Marine Sanctuaries Forever Stamps (16 designs), Elephants Forever Stamp (1 design), and Pony Cars Forever Stamps (5 designs).  

This month is about animals. The Forever Elephant Stamp celebrates America’s affection for elephants. Hohenwald, Tenn., is home to the Elephant Sanctuary, the largest natural habitat for elephants in the US. The design of these stamps has taken these into consideration.

National Marine Sanctuaries Forever Stamps aim to call on people to protect the sea. U.S. Marine Protected Areas and National Marine Monuments have been protected areas with special ecological, cultural, and historical significance for 50 years.

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In September – 4  postal stamps were released

USPS released James Webb Space Telescope Forever Stamp (1 design), Holiday Elves Forever Stamps (4 designs), Virgin and Child Forever Stamp (1 design), and Peanuts Forever Stamps (10 designs).  

My favorite is James Webb Space Telescope Forever Stamp, which recognizes NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest and most complex telescope ever deployed in space.

If you want to collect these stamps, where can you buy these postal stamps?

You can buy them at forever Stamp’s store online, USPS.com, post office and etc.

Buying USPS postal stamps is also a meaningful way to keep track of time. If you want to record the time, try this way!

 

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