200th Anniversary Illinois Statehood – 2018

200th Anniversary Illinois Statehood – 2018.

Illinois became the 21st State in the Union on 03 Dec 1818 and celebrates 200th Anniversary of statehood in Dec 2018.

The stamp design is a graphic illustration of commemorating Illinois statehood. A series of yellow rays beaming upwards symbolizes rising sun and the new state’s place on American flag as 21st star. The twenty stars ten on each side represent the first 20 states in the Union as also the Centennial flag. The Yellows and blues representĀ  the dawning of new day as theĀ  state joins the Union.

A FOREVER rate stamp has been issued on 05 May 2018.

 

200 YEARS ILLINOIS STATEHOOD 1818-2018

200 YEARS ILLINOIS STATEHOOD 1818-2018

 

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Frozen Treats -Stamps of USA 2018

Frozen Treats -Stamps of USA 2018

The United States Postal Service issued a set of 10 stamps under the theme “Frozen Treats” on 20 Jun 2018. The stamps feature frosty, colorful icy pops on a stick. The tasty sweet confections come in a variety of shapes and flavours. A booklet of 20 scratch and sniff stamps show Margaret Berg’s watercolor illustrations. The stamps are printed with a coating that evokes a sweet summer scent.

Issued as First class forever mail stamps presently at 50 cents each.

FROZEN TREATS
STAMPS ON FROZEN TREATS -USA 2018