The Moon Forever Stamp

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Moon stamp

On February 22, 2016 the U.S. Postal Service will issue The Moon Forever International rate stamp.

The stamp will be issued in one design, in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 10 stamps (Item 589200) and will go on sale nationwide February 22, 2016.

In 2016, the U.S. Postal Service introduces The Moon, a new Forever international rate stamp. Issued at the $1.20 price, this Global Forever stamp can be used to mail a one-ounce letter to any country to which First-Class Mail International service is available. As with all Global Forever stamps, this stamp will have a postage value equivalent to the price of a single-piece First-Class Mail International one-ounce machinable letter in effect at the time of use.

To distinguish this stamp from other Forever stamps, the shape of the international stamp is round and bears the words "Global Forever." The Moon features a detailed photograph of the full moon. The image captures the brilliant surface of Earth's only natural satellite. The selvage features a tree line silhouetted against the night sky. The new Global Forever stamps are being issued in self-adhesive panes of 10. William J. Gicker was the art director. Greg Breeding illustrated the selvage and he designed the stamp with an existing photograph by Beth Swanson.

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