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2016 New U.S. Stamp Issues

Below is information on new U.S. stamp issues. Issue dates and designs are preliminary and subject to change. Soakability and Scott Catalog numbers are added after the release of stamps when the information is known.

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Updated 01/16/2016
2016 New Issues


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Quilled Paper Heart
(Love series)
Issue Date:
January 12
Issue Location:
Dallas, TX
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
special
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Sennett Security Products
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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La Cueva del Indio
(American Landmarks series)
Issue Date:
January 17
Issue Location:
Washington, DC 20066
Denomination:
$6.45, Priority Mail definitive stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 10
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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La Cueva del Indio
(American Landmarks series)
Issue Date:
January 17
Issue Location:
Washington, DC 20066
Denomination:
$6.45, Priority Mail stamped envelope
Format:
Single design
Pack of five stamped envelopes
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Columbia River Gorge
(American Landmarks series)
Issue Date:
January 17
Issue Location:
Washington, DC 20066
Denomination:
$22.95, Priority Mail Express definitive stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 10
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Pears
Issue Date:
January 17
Issue Location:
Washington, DC 20066
Denomination:
10¢
definitive stamp
Format:
Single design,
Coil of 10,000
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Botanical Art
Issue Date:
January 29
Issue Location:
Atlanta, GA
(AmeriStamp Expo)
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamps
Format:
10 designs
Pane of 10 (convertible booket) and double-sided pane of 20 (convertible booket)
self-adhesive
Printer:
Ashton Potter
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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U.S. Flag
Issue Date:
January 29
Issue Location:
Washington, DC 20066
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
definitive
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 10 (convertible booket), double-sided pane of 20 (convertible booket), coil of 100
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Richard Allen
(Black Heritage series)
Issue Date:
February 2
Issue Location:
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Year of the Monkey
(Lunar New Year series)
Issue Date:
February 5
Issue Location:
Queens, NY
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 12
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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The Moon
Issue Date:
February
Issue Location:
Denomination:
$1.20 nondenominated
definitive
global forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 10
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Sarah Vaughan
(Music Icons series)
Issue Date:
March 29
Issue Location:
Newark, NJ
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 16
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Shirley Temple
(Legends of Hollywood series)
Issue Date:
Spring
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Pets
Issue Date:
Spring
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamps
Format:
20 designs
Double-sided pane of 20 (convertible booklet)
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Indiana Statehood
Issue Date:
Spring
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Eid Greetings
(Holiday Celebrations series)
Issue Date:
Spring
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
special
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Repeal of the Stamp Act 1776
Issue Date:
May/June
Issue Location:
New York, NY 10199
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 10
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Views of Our Planets
Issue Date:
May/June
Issue Location:
New York, NY 10199
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamps
Format:
Eight designs
Pane of 16
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Pluto Explored
Issue Date:
May/June
Issue Location:
New York, NY 10199
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamps
Format:
Two designs
Souvenir sheet of four
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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World Stamp Show-NY 2016
Issue Date:
May/June
Issue Location:
New York, NY 10199
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamps
Format:
Two designs
Two panes of 12
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Jaime Escalante
Issue Date:
Summer
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Soda Fountain Favorites
Issue Date:
Summer
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamps
Format:
Five designs
Booklet of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Star Trek
Issue Date:
Summer
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamps
Format:
Four designs
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Jack-O'-Lanterns
Issue Date:
Summer/Fall
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamps
Format:
Four designs
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Pickup Trucks
Issue Date:
Summer/Fall
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
commemorative
forever stamps
Format:
Four designs
Double-sided pane of 20 (convertible booklet)
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Subject to be announced, Contemporary Christmas stamps
Issue Date:
Fall
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
special
forever stamps
Format:
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Nativity
Issue Date:
Fall
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
special
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Florentine Madonna and Child
Issue Date:
Fall
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
special
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Hanukkah
(Holiday Celebrations series)
Issue Date:
Fall
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
special
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Kwanzaa
(Holiday Celebrations series)
Issue Date:
Fall
Issue Location:
Denomination:
49¢ nondenominated
special
forever stamp
Format:
Single design
Pane of 20
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Apples
Issue Date:
2016
Issue Location:
Denomination:

definitive stamp
Format:
Single design
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Grapes
Issue Date:
2016
Issue Location:
Denomination:

definitive stamp
Format:
Single design
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   


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Star Quilts
Issue Date:
2016
Issue Location:
Denomination:
25¢ nondenominated
definitive stamps
Format:
Two designs
Coil of 3,000 and coil of 10,000
self-adhesive
Printer:
Scott #:
Soakability:
   
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