24 August 2011

New Stamps from USA


Flag Series


Date of Issue 11 August 2011

The US Postal Service continues its Flags of Our Nation series with ten more stamp designs issued on 11 August 2011 that feature the flags of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the states of Ohio through Tennessee.


Barbara Jordan

U.S. congressional representative Barbara Jordan will be honored on a commemorative forever stamp in the Black Heritage series on Sept. 16 in Houston, Tex.



Date of Issue : 16 September 2011

With the 34th stamp in the Black Heritage series, the Postal Service honors Barbara Jordan, one of the most respected and influential American politicians of the 20th century. Her prodigious list of “firsts” includes being the first African- American woman elected to the Texas legislature, the first African- American elected to the Texas State Senate since 1883, and the first African-American woman elected to the U.S. Congress from the South.

Save Vanishing Species


The U.S. non - denominated (44¢+11¢) Save Vanishing Species semi postal stamp will be issued Sept. 20 in Washington, D.C.

Works of artist Romare Bearden

Four commemorative forever stamps will be issued Sept. 28 showing works of artist Romare Bearden. The stamps will be issued in a pane of 16 with decorative selvage.



Date of Issue : September 28 2011


Romare Bearden is celebrated for his ground breaking approach to collage along with his work in watercolors, oils, and other media. His art has been praised for depicting African-American experience in its full dimensionality and is in the permanent collections of major museums across USA.

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