2020 U.S. New Issues

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

Scott #:

5504 Three Untitled Sculptures from 1958, 1978 and 1959; 5505 Untitled Sculpture from 1959; 5506 Untitled Sculpture from 1958; 5507 Untitled Sculpture from 1955; 5508 Untitled Sculpture from 1955, different; 5509 Untitled Sculpture from 1980; 5510 Untitled Sculpture from 1978; 5511 Untitled Sculpture from 1952; 5512 Untitled Sculpture from 1954; 5513 Six Untitled Sculptures from various years;  a. Block of 10

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)

Scott #:

5514 Computing; 5515 Biomedicine; 5516 Genome Sequencing; 5517 Robotics; 5518 Solar Technology; a. Horiz. strip of 5

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)

Scott #:

5519 Rose brown background; 5520 Olive background; 5521 Slate blue background; 5522 Violet background; a. Block or 4

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)

Scott #:

5523

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

Scott #:

5524

Format:

Single design

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Holiday Delights

Issue Date:

September 24, 2020

Place of Issue:

Frankenmuth, Michigan 48734

Scott #:

 

5526 Ornament
5527 Christmas Tree
5528  Christmas Stocking
5529 Christmas Reindeer
a Block of 4, 5526-5529
b Convertible booklet pane of 20, 5 each 5526-5529

 

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

Scott #:

5530

Format:

Pane of 20

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Kwanzaa

Issue Date:

October 13, 2020

Place of Issue:

Nashville, Tennessee 37202

Scott #:

5531

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

Scott #:

5532 Deer
5533 Northern cardinal
5534 trees and gold sky
5335 red barn with wreath
5536 barred owl
5537 blue jay
5538 red barn with snowy roof
5539 cottontail rabbit
5540 snowy path in woods
5541 two horses

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

Scott #:

5525

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

Scott #:

5542

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Printer:

Ashton Potter

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Happy Birthday

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Day of the Dead

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Expresso Drinks

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Four stamps in booklet of 20

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Backyard Games

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Pane of 16 stamps

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Raven Story

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Garden Beauty

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

10 stamp designs in a booklet of 20

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Mid-Atlantic Lighthouses

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Missouri Statehood

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Go for Broke: Japanese American Soldiers of WWII

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Mystery Message

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Message Monsters

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Four designs on pane of 20 stamps

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Western Wear

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Booklet of 20

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Heritage Breeders

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Pane of 20 stamps with photographs of 10 heritage breeds

Denomination:

55¢, forever stamp

Colorado Hairstreak

Issue Date:

To Be Announced

Format:

Single design, self-adhesive

Denomination:

Non-machinable for use on irregularly sized envelopes

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