Sneak peek at upcoming USPS stamp issues

The Postal Service will get some help from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer this holiday season, USPS announced Aug. 21.

Four stamps featuring characters and images from the 1960s Rudolph TV special will be issued in November, Stamp Services Director Susan McGowan told attendees at the American Philatelic Society Stamp Show in Connecticut. McGowan showed a preview of a stamp featuring Rudolph and said the other stamps will be revealed later.

Also coming up:

  • The War of 1812: Fort McHenry stamp, which will be dedicated Sept. 13
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  • Celebrity Chefs stamps featuring James Beard on Sept. 26
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  • A holiday-themed Global International stamp on Oct. 23
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  • A Winter Fun stamp booklet in October
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  • A Christmas Magi stamp on Nov. 19
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  • A Wilt Chamberlain Stamp