Customers interested in obtaining a special postmark on their greeting cards this year have several options:
Customers wanting a special holiday postmark on their greeting cards need to do the following:
For the first time, the Postal Service will be offering four different national postmarks. Beginning Saturday, Nov. 29 and ending Friday, Jan. 2, all First- Class Mail with postage stamps will be postmarked with images depicting the four Holiday Contemporary stamps available this season. The four stamps commemorate the 50th anniversary of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and feature Santa, Rudolph, Hermey and Bumble — all include the words “HAPPY HOLIDAYS” with snowflakes in the background.
The country will be divided into four geographical sections — one image per section:
RUDOLPH — Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (lower), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
HERMEY — Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan (Upper Peninsula) Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Wisconsin
BUMBLE — Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming
SANTA — Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington