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USPS Holiday Themed Postage Stamps 2021

The USPS has announced that it will release its holiday themed stamps in 2021. It’s been an exciting year for stamp collectors, with many new products hitting the market and more coming soon!

It’s time to start thinking about the holidays. Which stamps will you use? USPS has released a preview of some options for mailing your holiday cards this year and they’re beautiful!

The United States Postal Service has released a set of two new stamps, one featuring St. Nick and his reindeer and the other detailing otters in snow.

“A Visit From St. Nick” Stamp Book

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“A Visit From St. Nick” is a books of 20 stamp featuring the traditions of Christmas Eve & Santa Claus visits.

The postage includes 4 stamps that tells a story in 4 different scenes. The 1st picture shows the Santa climbing up with his bag of gifts on rooftop chimney. in 2nd scene santa is getting inside the house from a fire pit, in the next scene you will see the sweet face of Santa and in the last scene you will see Santa on his sleigh going to the next house in full moon night sky.

The announcement of “A Visit From St. Nick” book was done at the most perfect place: The Santa Claus, Indiana Post office by USPS.

“A Visit From St. Nick” Specs

Item Number: 683400
Issue: A Visit from St. Nick Stamps
Price: $11.60 for a Book of 20
Issue Date & City: October 7, 2021, Santa Claus, IN 47579
Denomination & Type of Issue: First-Class Mail Forever
Format: Double-sided Booklet of 20 (4 designs)
Illustrator: Brad Woodard, Manchaca, TX
Designer: Greg Breeding, Charlottesville, VA
Stamps per Booklet: 20
Colors: Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow

Get it from here: USPS Official Website

This isn’t the first time that the USPS has released stamps commemorating Santa. In fact, they’ve been doing it since 1963! This year’s stamp design is particularly special because it celebrates the 50th anniversary of the USPS Christmas Stamps program.

So if you’re looking to mail your holiday cards with some extra festive flair, be sure to use one of the new Santa stamps from the United States Postal Service! And if you’re in the mood to send a little love to Santa himself, be sure to drop him a letter at his post office in Santa Claus, Indiana. He might just write back!

“St. Nick — Santa Claus — is one of our most recognized and beloved cultural icons, his jolly laugh and smiling eyes a reminder that the holidays are near,” stated by the USPS on their website.

Also read: Shipping Deadlines: Here’s When to Send Via USPS, FedEx, & UPS For the Holidays

“Otters is Snow” Stamp Book

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The second holiday stamps book named “Otters is Snow” shows a North American river otters playing in snow landscape in 4 different scenes.

“Otters is Snow” Specs

Item Number: 683500
Issue: Otters in Snow Stamps
Price: $11.60 for a Book of 20
Issue Date & City: October 12, 2021, Otter, MT 59062
Denomination & Type of Issue: First-Class Mail Forever
Format: Double-sided Booklet of 20 (4 designs)
Illustrator: John Burgoyne, West Barnstable, MA
Designer: Derry Noyes, Washington, DC
Stamps per Booklet: 20
Colors: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Pantone 4261

Get it from here: USPS Official Website

Greg Breeding, the art director behind these stamps designed them with original artwork from Brad Woodard.

The USPS also has a variety of different styles and designs collection of special holiday stamps from last years which includes Diwali , Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Eid.

The cost of postage in the U.S., while on its way down from an all-time high at $1 per stamp back before 2015, is now 58 cents for stamp or you can get a of book 20 stamps for around $11.60 assuming you’re purchasing them online through USPS’s website (usps.com/shopstamps). You may also purchase stamps and other philatelic products by calling 844-737–7826 or mailing your order to USA Philately—but they don’t ship outside America!

The Poinsetta global Forever stamp that’s currently available at a price $1.30. You can also buy a book of 10 stamps at 13 USD price.

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