United States Postal Service 2016 Issue
Designed: William J. Gicker

The Moon

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has issued a new global forever stamp with a postage value of $1.20 named "The Moon" on the 22nd of February 2016. The stamps depicts a full moon as seen from the earth about every 29.5 days. From our planet the visible surface of the moon appears fully illuminated and is always the same since the rotation and orbit periods of the moon are the same. The USPS issued its first round Global Forever stamp with a picture of the earth in January 2013. This new issue can be used to mail a one ounce letter to any county that has First Class International Mail service.

The Moon stamp can be purchased as a single, Sheet of 10, Block of 4, Press sheet of 100 and FDC. Sorry! no specification at this time were available.


The Moon First Day Cover


The Moon Sheet of 10

The Moon Press Sheet of 100


To order these stamps or to learn more go to USPS.com/ Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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