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U.S. Postal Service Releasing 50th Anniversary Star Trek Stamps

U.S. Postal Service Releasing 50th Anniversary Star Trek Stamps
U.S. Postal Service Releasing 50th Anniversary Star Trek Stamps

The United States Postal Service has announced a new set of Star Trek forever stamps to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the franchise in 2016.

The stamps are part of the USPS planned subjects for release in 2016, as described during a press conference by acting director of Stamp Services Mary-Anne Penner on Dec. 29.

Designed by the Heads of State, lead by art director Antonio Alcala, the four stamps include:

  • The Starship Enterprise shown inside a Starfleet insignia
  • The silhouette of a crewman on a transporter
  • The Enterprise orbiting a planet within the silhouette of the Vulcan hand salute
  • The silhouette of the Starship Enterprise with stars and a planet shown within it
2016 USPS Star Trek stamps

2016 USPS Star Trek stamps

Other announced stamps include Shirley Temple, Views of Our Planet, Pluto—Explored!, Soda Fountain Favorites, Jack-o’-lanterns, and more.

A release date for the Star Trek stamps was not available as of press time. Stay tuned to TrekNews.net for more information on the new stamps and all the news related to the Star Trek franchise.

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3 Comments

  1. Max Frazier

    December 30, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    Love it. A well earned tribute.

  2. Marie-Noël Villeneuve

    January 4, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    A really wel earned tribute

  3. Milo

    January 4, 2016 at 8:10 pm

    Until I know how this fan film fiascos goes, I’m not spending a dime on new Trek merchandise.

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