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2020

Lunar New Year: Year of the Rat

Lunar New Years Series

Issue Date:

January 11, 2020

Place of Issue:

Monterey Park, California

Scott #:

5428

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Big Bend

Issue Date:

January 18, 2020

Priority Mail

Place of Issue:

Big Bend National Park, Texas (No Ceremony)

Scott #:

5429

Format:

Single design, pane of four, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

$7.75

Grand Island Ice Caves

Issue Date:

January 18, 2020

Priority Express Mail

Place of Issue:

Munising, Michigan (No Ceremony)

Scott #:

5430

Format:

Single design, pane of four, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

$26.35

Made of Hearts

Issue Date:

January 23, 2020

Place of Issue:

Memphis, Tennessee

Scott #:

5431

Format:

Single design, pane of 20, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Gwen Ifill

Black Heritage Series

Issue Date:

January 30, 2020

Place of Issue:

Washington, DC 20066

Scott #:

5432

Format:

Single design, pane of 20, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Presorted Star

Issue Date:

February 3, 2020

Place of Issue:

Kansas City, MO 64108

Scott #:

5433

Format:

Coil of 3,000, one design

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

10¢ Presorted Standard, Mail-use

Let’s Celebrate!

Issue Date:

February 14, 2020

Place of Issue:

Mesa, Arizona (ARIPEX Stamp Show)

Scott #:

5434

Format:

Single design, pane of 20, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Wild Orchids

Issue Date:

February 21, 2020

Place of Issue:

Coral Gables, Florida

Scott #:

Following are soil stamps, serpentine die cut 10¾ vert.:

5435 Platanthera grandiflora: 5436 Cyrtopodium polyphyllum; 5437 Calopogon tuberosus; 5438 Spiranthes odorata; 5439 Triphora trianthophorus (two flowers): 5440 Cypripedium californicum; 5441 Hexalectris spicata; 5442 Cypripedium reginae; 5443 Platanthera leucophaea; 5444 Triphora trianthophorus (one flower)

a. Horiz. strip of 10, #5435-5444

The following are booklet stamps, serpentine die cut 10¾x11 on 2 or 3 sides:

5445 Triphora trianthophorus (two flowers); 5446 Cypripedium californiacum; 5447 Hexalectris spicata; 5448 Cypripedium reginae; 5449 Spiranthes odorata; 5450 Platanthera leucophaea; 5451 Triphora trianthophorus (one flower); 5452 Platanthera grandiflora; 5453 Cyrtopodium polyphyllum; 5454 Calopogon tuberosus.

a. Block of 10, #5445-5454

b. Convertible booklet pane of 20, 2 each #5445-5454

Format:

Ten designs, Booklets of 20 and coils of 3,000 and 10,000

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Arnold Palmer

Issue Date:

March 4, 2020

Place of Issue:

Orlando, Florida

Scott #:

5455

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Maine Statehood

Issue Date:

March 15, 2020

Place of Issue:

Augusta, Maine — First Day City (Ceremony Postponed)

Scott #:

5456

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Contemporary Boutonniere

Issue Date:

April 2, 2020

Place of Issue:

Crestwood, Kentucky — First Day City (Ceremony Postponed)

Scott #:

5457

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Garden Corsage

Issue Date:

April 2, 2020

Place of Issue:

Crestwood, Kentucky— First Day City (Ceremony Postponed)

Scott #:

5458

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

2-ounce rate

Earth Day

Issue Date:

April 18, 2020

Place of Issue:

Denver, Colorado — First Day City (Ceremony Canceled)

Scott #:

5459  a. Convertible booklet pane of 20

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Chrysanthemum Global

Issue Date:

April 24, 2020

Place of Issue:

Burlingame, California — First Day City (Ceremony Canceled)

Scott #:

5460

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

1-ounce letter

American Gardens

Issue Date:

May 13, 2020

Place of Issue:

Winterthur, Delaware — First Day City (Ceremony Canceled)

Scott #:

5461 Brooklyn Botanic Garden; 5462 Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens; 5463 Dumbarton Oaks; 5464 Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens; 5465 Chicago Botanic Garden; 5466 Winterthur Garden; 5467 Biltmore Estate Gardens; 5468 Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park; 5469 The Huntington Botanical Gardens; 5470 Norfolk Botanical Garden; a. Block of 10, #5461-5470

Format:

Ten Designs, Pane of 20, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Voices of the Harlem Renaissance

Issue Date:

May 21, 2020

Place of Issue:

New York, New York — First Day City (Ceremony Canceled)

Scott #:

5471 Nella Larsen,; 472 Arturo Schomburg; 5473 Anne Spencer; 5474 Alain Locke; a. Horiz. or vert. strip of 4, #5471-5474

Format:

Four designs

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamps

Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Issue Date:

June 13, 2020

Place of Issue:

Incline Village, Nevada - First Day City (Virtual Ceremony)

Scott #:

5475 Child Building Sandcastle; 5476 Canoeing; 5477 Hiking; 5478 Bicycling; 5479 Cross-country Skiing; a. Vert. strip of 5, #5475-5479

Format:

Five designs

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

U.S. Flag Stamped Envelope

Issue Date:

June 15, 2020

Place of Issue:

Liberty, Missour 64068 - First Day City (No Ceremony)

Scott #:

U700

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamped envelope

Hip Hop

Issue Date:

July 1, 2020

Place of Issue:

New York, New York — First Day City (Ceremony Canceled)

Scott #:

5480 MC with microphone rapping; 5481 B-boy Dancing; 5482 Graffiti Art; 5483 DJ at Turntable, a. Block or vert. strip of 4, #5480-5483

Format:

4 designs, Pane of 20

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamps

Fruits and Vegetables

Issue Date:

July 17, 2020

Place of Issue:

Charleston, West Virginia - First Day City (No Ceremony)

Scott #:

5484 Red and Black Plums; 5485 Heirloom and Cherry Tomatoes; 5486 Carrots; 5487 Lemons; 5488 Blueberries; 5489 Red and Green Grapes; 5490 Lettuce; 5491 Strawberries; 5492 Eggplants; 5493 Figs; a. Block of 10; b. Convertible booklet pane of 20

Format:

Ten Designs, Pane of 20

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Bugs Bunny

Issue Date:

July 27, 2020

Place of Issue:

Burbank, California 91505 - Virtual Ceremony

Scott #:

5494 Barber; 5495 Basketball player; 5496 Hollywood celebrity; 5497 Court jester; 5498 Brunhilde; 5499 Mermaid; 5500 Piano player; 5501 Super-Rabbit; 5502 Baseball player; 5503 Soldier; a. Block of 10

Format:

Ten designs, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Ruth Asawa

Issue Date:

August 13, 2020

Place of Issue:

San Franciso, California - Virtual Ceremony

Format:

Ten designs, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamps

Innovation

Issue Date:

August 20, 2020

Place of Issue:

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania - First Day City (Virtual Ceremony)

Format:

Pane of 20 (5 designs)

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamps

Thank You

Issue Date:

August 21, 2020

Place of Issue:

Hartford, Connecticut 06101 - First Day City (Virtual Ceremony)

Format:

Four Designs, Booklet of 20

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamps

19th Amendment: Women Vote

Issue Date:

August 22, 2020

Place of Issue:

Seneca Falls, New York 13148 - First Day City (Virtual Ceremony)

Format:

Single design

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor

Issue Date:

September 17, 2020

Place of Issue:

Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

Format:

Single design

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Holiday Delights

Issue Date:

September 24, 2020

Place of Issue:

Frankenmuth, Michigan 48734

Format:

Four Designs - Double-sided Booklet of 20

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamps

Hanukkah

Issue Date:

October 6, 2020

Place of Issue:

New Rochelle, New York 10801

Format:

Pane of 20

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Kwanzaa

Issue Date:

October 13, 2020

Place of Issue:

Nashville, Tennessee 37202

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamps

Winter Scenes

Issue Date:

October 16, 2020

Place of Issue:

Winter Park, Florida 32789

Format:

Booklet of 20 stamps, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamps

Our Lady of Guapulo

Madonna and Child

Issue Date:

October 20, 2020

Place of Issue:

New York, New York 10199

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamps

Drug Free USA

Issue Date:

October 27, 2020

Place of Issue:

Washington, DC 20066

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

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