"2006 Stamps and Postal Stationery" (Updated
Announcement 06-B, February 2006), which appears on
page 10, replaces the quarterly announcement of the same
name, previously printed and sent to customers on request
through Stamp Fulfillment Services in Kansas City. The
announcement is a listing of stamps and postal stationery
items scheduled for issuance during calendar year 2005.
Post OfficesTM may wish to post this schedule on their
Customers may also access the Postal Bulletin through
the Postal ServiceTM Web site at www.usps.com; click on About USPS & News, then Forms & Publications, then Postal Bulletin.
This announcement will be updated every 2 to 3 months,
as changes warrant.
How to Order First Day of Issue Cancellations
Customers may purchase new stamps or postal station-
ery items at their Post Office, from the USA Philatelic catalog, by calling 800-STAMP-24, or online at www.usps.com by clicking on Buy Stamps & Shop. Then they should
prepare their own covers by affixing new stamps to the
upper-right corner of envelopes or postcards of their
choice, and address those envelopes, postcards, or postal
stationery items to themselves or others.
equal the current First-Class Mail® rate.) For sturdiness, include a card of postcard thickness in each cover (envelopes only) submitted, and tuck in the flap. Place the cover
in a larger envelope addressed to:
NAME OF ISSUE
CITY STATE ZIP CODE (followed by -9991)
Covers submitted for first day of issue cancellations may
include additional uncanceled stamps only if the uncanceled stamps were issued before the first day of issue of
the new stamps or postal stationery items. All orders must
be postmarked on or before the deadline indicated in the
"2006 Stamps and Postal Stationery" announcement on
US POSTAL SERVICE
PO BOX 219014
KANSAS CITY MO 64121-9014
— Stamp Services,
Government Relations, 2-2-06