June 29, 2020
Postal Service Cancels Dedication Ceremony for Fruits & Vegetables Stamps
Stamps Will Still Be Available for Purchase on July 17
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service is canceling the dedication ceremony for the Fruits & Vegetables stamps, previously announced for July 17, due to social distancing guidance during the coronavirus pandemic.
These new Forever stamps will still be available for purchase on July 17. A follow-up announcement for the stamps will be made prior to the release date.
Customers may purchase these stamps through the Postal Store at usps.com/shopstamps, by calling 800-STAMP24 (800-782-6724), by mail through USA Philatelic and at Post Office locations nationwide.
Requests for first-day-of-issue postmarks and first-day covers will be processed by:
USPS Stamp Fulfillment Services
8300 NE Underground Drive, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64144-9900
The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.