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2010 USPS New Issues Calendar

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Mackinac Bridge Stamp
Jan. 4, Sc. U674–$4.90 Mackinac Bridge Prestamped Priority Mail Envelope
Seabiscuit Envelope
Jan. 4, 44¢ Reissue: Seabiscuit Envelope in 12 versions: #6-3/4, 9 and 10 regular and window formats; WAG gum and PSA gum.
Forever Envelope
Jan. 4, 44¢ Reissue: Forever envelope in 12 versions: #6-3/4, 9 and 10 regular and window formats; WAG gum and PSA gum.
Koi StampKoi Stamped Card
Jan. 4, Sc. 4303-4312–28¢ Reissue: Koi stamped card single, double, sheet and banded pack.
Lunar New Year
Jan. 14, Sc. 4435–44¢ Lunar New Year: Year of the Tiger, souvenir sheet of 12, Los Angeles, CA 90052. (Nov. 20, 2009, p. 11)
Forever Stamp
Feb. 3, Sc. 4437–Forever stamp in PSA ATM booklet of 18. Washington, DC 20090.
Mackinac Bridge Stamp
Feb. 3, Sc. 4438–$4.90 Mackinac Bridge Priority Mail Single, pane of 20. Washington, DC 20090 (Mar. 5, p. 11)
Bixby Creek Bridge Express Mail Single
Feb. 3, Sc. 4439–$18.30 Bixby Creek Bridge Express Mail Single Bixby Creek Bridge Express Mail Single, pane of 20. Washington, DC 20090. (Mar. 5, p. 11)
Distiguished Sailors Stamp
Feb. 4, Sc. 4440-43–44¢ Distinguished Sailors Distinguished Sailors, in Sc. # order: Admiral William S. Sims, Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, Lt. Commander John McCloy, Petty Officer 3rd Class Doris Miller pane of 20; block or horiz. strip of 4, Sc. 4443a. Washington, DC 20090. (Dec. 4, 2009, p. 10)
Abstract Expressionist Stamp
Mar. 1, Sc. 4444a-j–44¢ Abstract Expressionist paintings Souvenir Sheet of 10, in Scott order: a. Hans Hoffman “The Golden Wall”, b. William de Kooning “Asheville”, c. Mark Rothko “Orange and Yellow”, d. Jackson Pollock “Convergence”, e. Arshile Gorky “The Liver is the Cock's Comb”, f. Clyfford Still “1948-C”, g. Robert Motherwell “Elegy to the Spanish Republic #34”, h. Joan Mitchell “La Grande Vallée 0”, i. Adolph Gottlieb “Romanesque Façade”, j. Barnett Newman “Achilles”. (Mar. 19, p. 10)
Bill Mauldin Stamp
Mar. 3, Sc. 4445–44¢ Bill Mauldin pane of 20. (Apr. 2, p. 10)
Flags of Our Nation Stamp
Apr. 16–44¢ Flags of Our Nation Set 4 coil of 50: Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota and U.S. flag design “Purple Mountain Majesties” (from “God Bless America”). FDCs to Flags of Our Nation Stamp Set 4, Postmaster, 421 Eighth Ave., Rm. 2029B, New York, NY 10199-9998. FDC deadline June 16. (Apr. 9, p. 10)
Cowboys of the Silver Screen
Apr. 17, 4446-4449–44¢ Cowboys of the Silver Screen pane of 20: William S. Hart, Tom Mix, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers. Oklahoma City, OK 73125. FDCs to Cowboys of the Silver Screen Stamp, Postmaster, 4025 West Reno Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73125-9998. FDC deadline June 17.
Pansies in a Basket stamp
Apr. 22, Sc. 4450–44¢ Love: Dorothy Maienschien’s “Pansies in a Basket” Love: Dorothy Maienschien’s “Pansies in a Basket”pane of 20, Kansas City, MO 64108. FDCs to Love: Pansies in a Basket Stamp, Postmaster, 300 W. Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108-9998. FDC deadline June 22. (May 21, p. 12)
National Parks Stamp
Apr. 20, Sc. UX601-UX601a–28¢ Premium priced National Parks postal cards, in Sc. order: Acadia, Badlands, Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, Great Smoky Mountains, Mount McKinley, Mount Rainier, St. John Virgin Islands, Yosemite, Zion; UX6a0a, booklet of 20 (2 of each). Washington, DC 20090. (July 9, p. 10)
Animal Rescue
Apr. 30, Sc. 4451-4460–44¢ Animal Rescue “Adopt a Shelter Pet” Social Awareness set, five diff. cats and five diff. dogs, pane of 20. FDCs to Animal Rescue: Adopt a Shelter Pet Stamps, c/o Postmaster, 7035 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Hollywood, CA 91605-9998. FDC deadline June 30. (Apr. 23, p. 10)
Katharine Hepburn Stamp
May 12–44¢ Legends of Hollywood: Katharine Hepburn pane of 20, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. FDCs to Katharine Hepburn Stamp, Postmaster, 36 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-9998. FDC deadline July 12. (May 7, p. 12)
Butterfly Additional Rate Stamp
May 17–64¢ Butterfly additional rate stamp pane of 20, New York, NY 10199. FDCs to Monarch (Butterfly) Stamp, Postmaster, Special Events, 421 8th Avenue, Rm. 2029B, New York, NY 10199-9998. FDC deadline July 19. (June 11, p.8)
Kate Smith Stamp
May 27–44¢ Kate Smith/God Bless America pane of 20. FDCs to Kate Smith Stamp, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-2282. FDC deadline July 27. (May 28, p. 9)
Negro Leagues Basball: Andrew "Rube" Foster
June 4–44¢ Negro Leagues Baseball: Andrew “Rube” Foster and a generic baseball scene pane of 20, Kansas City, MO 64108.(June 11, p. 10)
Black Heritage series: Oscar Micheaux, pioneering film maker
June 22–44¢ Black Heritage series: Oscar Micheaux, pioneering film maker pane of 20, Miami, FL 33152.
American Wigeon Duck Stamp
June 25–$15 American Wigeon Duck Stamp American Wigeon Duck Stamp, Hanover, MD 21076
Dennis the Menace Stamp
July 16–44¢ Sunday Funnies: Dennis the Menace, Calvin and Hobbes, Archie, with Betty and Veronica, Garfield the cat with dog Odie, Beetle Bailey, and Sarge, pane of 20, Columbus, OH 43216.
Scouting Stamp
July 27–44¢ Scouting pane of 20, Fort A P Hill, VA 23005. (Dec. 4, 2009, p. 11
Hawaiian Rainforest Stamp[
Sept. 1–44¢ Nature of America: Hawai‘ian Rain Forest, souvenir sheet of 10, Hilo, HI 96720.
Winslow Homer Stamp
Aug. 12–44¢ Winslow Homer (American Treasures series). “Boys in a Field”, pane of 20, Richmond VA 23232 (APS Show) and Portland, ME 04101.
Mother Teresa Stamp
Sept. 5–44¢ Mother Teresa pane of 20, Washington, DC 20066
Julia de Burgos Literary Arts Stamp
Sep. 14–61¢ Julia de Burgos Literary Arts, pane of 20, San Juan, PR 00936
Holiday Evergreen Stamp
Oct. 21–44¢ Holiday Evergreens: Ponderosa Pine, Easter Red Cedar, Balsam Fir and Blue Spruce, booklet of 20, ATM booklet of 18, New York, NY 10199 (Mega Event)
Angel with Lute Stamp
Oct. 21–44¢ Angel With Lute, pane of 20, New York, NY 10199 (Mega Event)
Dec. 1– Lady Liberty/Flag Forever Stamps, coil roll of 100 (3 different printers).
Dec. 1– Lady Liberty/Flag Forever Stamps, coil roll of 100 (3 different printers).