And two months later, they issued the Lady Liberty and Flag Forever stamps. Then in 2011, the USPS began issuing all first-class stamps with the Forever designation. In 2013, they began producing Global Forever stamps for first-class international mail. And in 2015, the Forever concept was applied to postcard stamps, non-machinable surcharge stamps, and two and three ounce stamps. Read More.
The U.S. Postal Service introduced two new First-Class Mail Forever stamps featuring photographs of world-recognized symbols of the United States: the Statue of Liberty and the American flag. The photograph of Lady Liberty is by Raimund Linke and the U.S. Flag photograph is by Ron Watts.The stamps will be issued in a Double-Sided Book format.
The Lady Liberty and Flag definitive series paid the 39-cent domestic first-class postage rate that was in force from January 8, 2006, until May 14, 2007. Undenominated first-class versions of the stamp were released on December 8, 2005, before the new postage rate had been decided. The 39-cent versions first appeared on January 9, 2006, in a coil format. There were no First Day of Issue.
The colorful new first class stamp, called Lady Liberty and U.S. Flag, shows the head, arm and torch of the famous statue in New York harbor superimposed over a portion of a waving flag. The statue was a gift from France in 1886.
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The history of women on US stamps begins in 1893, when Queen Isabella became the first woman on a US stamp. Queen Isabella helped support Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage, and 1893 marked the end of a year-long celebration of the 400th anniversary of that voyage. The first US stamp honoring an American woman honored Martha Washington, and it was issued in 1902.
Flag and Antique Toy Stamps Used January 8, 2006.39.39.24.24 Lady Liberty Flag Stamp Used May 14, 2007.41: 184.108.40.206 Shape-based postage pricing introduced; Forever stamps introduced; different prices for letters and packages for the first time May 12, 2008.42: 220.127.116.11 Price change announced February 11, 2008 May 11, 2009.44: 18.104.22.168.
In a response to the ruling, Davidson’s attorney, Todd Bice, told CNN in an email statement that “as the court noted, Mr. Davidson’s artistic creation of the Las Vegas Lady Liberty is highly.