2018 U.S. New Issues

Year of the Dog

Lunar New Year series

Issue Date:

January 11, 2018

Place of Issue:

Honolulu, Hawaii

Scott #:

5254

Format:

Single design, Pane of 12, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

49¢ forever stamp

Love Flourishes

Love series

Issue Date:

January 18, 2018

Place of Issue:

Phoenix, Arizona

Scott #:

5255

Format:

Single design, Pane of 20, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

49¢ forever stamp

Meyer Lemons

Issue Date:

January 19, 2018

Place of Issue:

Keaener, Louisiana

Scott #:

5256

Format:

Single design, coils of 10,000 self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

2¢ denominated stamps

Byodo-in Temple

Issue Date:

January 21, 2018

Place of Issue:

Kansas City, Missouri

Scott #:

5257

Format:

Single design, Pane of 4, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

Priority Mail Stamp

Byodo-in Temple

Issue Date:

January 21, 2018

Place of Issue:

Kansas City, Missouri

Scott #:

U697

Format:

Single design

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

Priority Mail Flate-Rate Envelope

Sleeping Bear Dunes

Issue Date:

January 21, 2018

Place of Issue:

Kansas City, Missouri

Scott #:

5258

Format:

Single design, Pane of 4, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

Priority Mail Express Stamp

Lena Horne

Black Heritage series

Issue Date:

January 30, 2018

Place of Issue:

New York, New York

Scott #:

5259

Format:

Single design, Pane of 20, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

U.S. Flag

Issue Date:

February 9, 2018

Place of Issue:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Scott #:

5260 Coil stamp, serpentine die cut 9½ vert., microprinted “USPS” at left of flag fold on fourth white stripe (Ashton-Potter printing)

5261 Coil stamp, serpentine die cut 11 vert., microprinted “USPS” at right of flag fold on fifth white stripe (Banknote printing)

5262 Booklet stamp, serpentine die cut 11¼x10¾ on 2 or 3 sides, microprinted “USPS” at left of flag fold on fourth red stripe (Ashton-Potter printing)

a. Convertible booklet pane of 20

5263 Booklet stamp, serpentine die cut 11¼x10¾ on 2 or 3 sides, microprinted “USPS” at right of flag fold on fifth white stripe (Banknote printing)

a. Convertible booklet pane of 20

Format:

Single design, coil, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter & Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Bioluminescent Life

Issue Date:

February 22, 2018

Place of Issue:

Fort Pierce, Florida

Scott #:

5264 Octopus

5265 Jellyfish

5266 Comb Jelly

5267 Mushrooms

5268 Firefly

5269 Bamboo Coral

5270 Marine Worm

5271 Crown Jellyfish

5272 Marine Worm

a. Block of 10 5264-5273

Format:

Ten designs, Pane of 20, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Illinois Statehood

Issue Date:

March 5, 2018

Place of Issue:

Springfield, Illinois

Scott #:

5274

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Mister Rogers

Issue Date:

March 23, 2018

Place of Issue:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scott #:

5275

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

STEM Education

Issue Date:

April 6, 2018

Place of Issue:

Washington, DC

Scott #:

5276 Science

5277 Technology

5278 Engineering

5279 Mathematics

5276-5279a Strip of 4

Format:

Four designs, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Peace Rose

Issue Date:

April 21, 2018

Place of Issue:

Shreveport, LA

Scott #:

5280

a. Convertible booklet pane of 20

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Airmail Centenary

Issue Date:

May 1, 2018

(blue stamp)

Place of Issue:

Washington, DC

Scott #:

5281

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Sally Ride

Issue Date:

May 23, 2018

Place of Issue:

La Jolla, CA

Scott #:

5283

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Flag Act of 1818

Issue Date:

June 9, 2018

Place of Issue:

Appleton, WI

Scott #:

5284

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Frozen Treats

Issue Date:

June 20, 2018

Place of Issue:

Austin, TX

Scott #:

Block of 10 5285-5294

Convertible booklet pane of 20 2 each 5285-5294

5285 Green & yellow striped at left

5286 Watermelon-seeded & striped at left

5287 Twin pop at right

5288 Bitten pop at left

5289 Sprinkle-topped pops at left & right

5290 Chocolate, vanilla & strawberry at left

5291 Bitten pop at right

5292 Sprinkle-topped pop at left

5293 Chocolate pop at left

5294 Sprinkle-topped pop at right

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Statue of Freedom

Issue Date:

June 27, 2018

Place of Issue:

Bellefonte, PA

Scott #:

5295 - $1 

5296 - $2

5297 - $5

Format:

Three designs, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

$1, $2, $5 stamps

O Beautiful

Issue Date:

July 4, 2018

Place of Issue:

Colorado Springs, CO

Scott #:

Pane of 20 - 5298

a. Death Valley National Park

b. Three Fingers Mountain, Washington

c. Double Rainbow Over Kansas Field

d. Great Smokey Mountains National Park

e. Field of Wheat, Wisconsin

f. Plowed Wheat Fields, Washington

g. Grasslands Wildlife Management Area, California

h. Field of Wheat, Montana

i. Yosemite National Park

j. Crater Lake National Park

k. Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

l. Maroon Bells, Colorado

m. Sunrise Near Orinda, California

n. Pigeon Point, Near Pescadero, California

o. Edna Valley, California

p. Livermore, California

q. Napali Coast State Wilderness Park, Hawaii

r. Lone Ranch Beach, Oregon

s. Canaveral National Seashore, Florida

t. Bailey Island, Maine

Format:

20 designs, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Scooby-Doo!

Issue Date:

July 14, 2018

Place of Issue:

Bloomington, Minnesota

Scott #:

5299

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

World War I: Turning the Tide

Issue Date:

July 27, 2018

Place of Issue:

Kansas City, Missouri

Scott #:

5300

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

The Art of Magic

Issue Date:

August 7, 2018

Place of Issue:

Las Vegas, NV

Scott #:

5301 Rabbit in Hat

5302 Fortune Teller and Crystal Ball

5303 Levitating Woman and Hoop

5304 Empty Bird Cage

5305 Bird Emerging From Flower

Horizontal strip of 5, #5301-5305 (a.)

Format:

Five designs, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

The Art of Magic Souvenir Sheet

Issue Date:

August 7, 2018

Place of Issue:

Las Vegas, NV

Scott #:

5306 Sheet of 3 #5306a (Lenticular printing); Rabbit in Hat (Lenticular printing) (a.); As #5306, die cutting omitted (b.).

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Dragons

Issue Date:

August 9, 2018

Place of Issue:

Columbus, OH

Scott #:

5307 Green Dragon and Castle

5308 Purple Dragon and Castle

5309 Blue Dragon and Ship

5310 Orange and Pink Dragon and Pagoda

a. strip or block of 4

b. Horizontal strip of 5, die cutting missing

Format:

Four designs, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

United States Airmail

Issue Date:

August 11, 2018

(red stamp)

Place of Issue:

College Park, MD

Scott #:

5282

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Global Poinsettia

Issue Date:

August 26, 2018

Place of Issue:

No Ceremony

Scott #:

5311

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

John Lennon

Music Icons series

Issue Date:

September 7, 2018

Place of Issue:

New York, New York

Scott #:

5312 Red shoulders

5313 Red lilac shoulders

5314 Dark violet shoulders

5315 Blue shoulders 5315

5315a. Vertical strip of 4

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

First Responders

Issue Date:

September 13, 2018

Place of Issue:

TBA

Scott #:

5316

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Birds in Winter

Issue Date:

September 22, 2018

Place of Issue:

Quechee, VT

Scott #:

5317 Black-capped chickadee

5318 Northern cardinal

5319 Red-bellied woodpecker

5320 Blue jay

a. Block of 4

b. Convertible booklet pane of 20, 5 each (5317-5320)

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Hot Wheels

Issue Date:

September 29, 2018

Place of Issue:

Fort Worth, TX

Scott #:

5321 Purple Passion

5322 Rocket-Bye-Baby

5323 Rigor

5324 Motor; Rodger Dodger

5325 Mach Speeder

5326 Twin Mill

5327 Bone Shaker

5328 HW40

5329 Deora II

5330 Sharkruiser

Format:

10 designs, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Madonna & Child by Bachiacca

Issue Date:

October 3, 2018

Place of Issue:

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Scott #:

5331

a. Convertible booklet pane of 20

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Kwanzaa

Issue Date:

October 10, 2018

Place of Issue:

Raleigh, North Carolina

Scott #:

5337

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Sparkling Holidays

Issue Date:

October 11, 2018

(Coca-Cola Santas)

Place of Issue:

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Scott #:

5332 Head of Santa Claus

5333 Santa Claus and Wreath

5334 Santa Claus and Book

5335 Santa Claus and Card

a. Block of 4

b. Convertible booklet pane of 20, 5 each (5332-5335)

5336 Santa Claus and Book Souvenir Sheet

Format:

Four designs, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Sparkling Holidays

Issue Date:

October 11, 2018

(Coco-Cola Santas)

Place of Issue:

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Scott #:

5336

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Hanukkah

Issue Date:

October 16, 2018

Joint Issue with Israel

Place of Issue:

Newport, Rhode Island

Scott #:

5338

Format:

Single design self-adhesive

Printer:

Banknote Corporation of America

Denomination:

50¢ forever stamp

Blue Moon Philatelics

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