Earthscapes U.S. Postage Stamps On Sale October 1st, 2012


On October 1st, 2012, the U.S. Postal Service will issue Earthscapes commemorative stamps (Forever stamp, 45 cents) in 15 designs in a pressure sensitive adhesive pane of 15 stamps.

The stamps will go on sale nationwide October 1st, 2012. The stamp pane features 15 stamps in three rows of five. The top row shows five natural earthscapes. The middle row focuses on agricultural earthscapes and the bottom row shows urban earthscapes. The images were captured by satellites or taken from aircraft. Art director Howard E. Paine designed the stamp pane.

(Source: Postal Bulletin)