Friday, April 16, 2010

USPS Releases Flags of our Nation Set 4 Stamps

The United States Post Office (USPS) releases today the Flags of our Nation Set 4 stamps.

These l44-cent First-Class Mail stamps consist of 10 designs of highly detailed flag portraits done by artist
Tom Engeman of Bethany Beach, DE, working under the direction of stamp designer Howard E. Paine of Delaplane, VA.

The stamps feature the Stars and Stripes stamp that depicts the “purple mountain majesties” inspired by the opening lines of “America the Beautiful” by Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929), plus the state flags of Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ne Mexico, New York, North Carolina and North Dakota.

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