Stamp Services

Stamp Announcement 22-26: Go Beyond Stamps


On August 3, 2022, in Los Angeles, CA, the United States Postal Service® will issue the Go Beyond stamps (Forever® priced at the First-Class Mail® rate) in four designs, in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 20 stamps (Item 482500). These stamps will go on sale nationwide August 3, 2022, and must not be sold or canceled before the first-day-of-issue. The Go Beyond commemorative pane of 20 stamps may not be split and the stamps may not be sold individually.

Four exciting new stamps in a pane of 20 feature the famed Space Ranger, Buzz Lightyear, as seen in Disney and Pixar’s 2022 film, Lightyear. Known until now as the coolest character in the toybox, the Buzz seen on these stamps is the hero whose origin story inspired the Toy Story action figure. Each stamp features a different view of the brave, galaxy-defending hero along with the phrase “GO BEYOND.” The selvage features the full-body Buzz Lightyear against a graphic background and the slogan “From Infinity to Forever,” with the word “Lightyear” enhanced by a spaceship streaking through the letters. Art director Greg Breeding, working closely with Pixar Animation Studios, designed the stamps using artwork provided by the studio.

Availability to Post Offices: Item 482500, Go Beyond (Forever Priced at the First-Class Mail Rate) Pane of 20 Stamps

Stamp Fulfillment Services will not make an automatic push distribution to Post Offices. Post Offices may begin ordering stamps before the first-day-of-issue through SFS Web at

Special Dedication Postmarks

Only the following pictorial postmark is permitted for the Go Beyond stamps. The word “Station” or the abbreviation “STA” is required somewhere in the design because it will be a temporary station. Use of any image other than the following special pictorial image is prohibited.

Guidelines for Finalizing the Go Beyond Stamps Pictorial Postmark Art

special postmark

special postmarks

To finalize the Go Beyond stamps pictorial postmark art, insert the date, city, state, and ZIP Code™ of the physical location of your event adjacent to the stamp image. Overall dimensions of the pictorial postmark must not exceed 4 inches (horizontally) by 2 inches (vertically). Collectors prefer the dimensions 3-1/2 inches by 1 inch.

The Postal Service™ must make all special postmarks known to collectors through advance publicity in the Postal Bulletin. Therefore, all special dedication cancellations must be reported to Stamp Services 4 weeks before the event using PS Form 413, Pictorial Postmark Announcement/Report. To get a copy of the form, go to

How to Order the First-Day-of-Issue Postmark

Customers have 120 days to obtain the first-day-of-issue postmark by mail. They may purchase new stamps at their local Post Office™ or at The Postal Store® website at They must affix the stamps to envelopes of their choice, address the envelopes (to themselves or others) and place them in a larger envelope addressed to:

FDOI – Go Beyond Stamps
USPS Stamp Fulfillment Services
8300 NE Underground Drive, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64144-9900

After applying the first-day-of-issue postmark, the Postal Service will return the envelopes through the mail. There is no charge for the postmark up to a quantity of 50. There is a 5-cent charge for each additional postmark over 50. All orders must be postmarked by December 3, 2022.

How to Order First-Day Covers

The Postal Service also offers first-day covers for new stamp issues and Postal Service stationery items postmarked with the official first-day-of-issue cancellation. Each item has an individual catalog number and is offered in the USA Philatelic catalog and online at Customers may register to receive a free USA Philatelic catalog online at

Locally produced items are not authorized. Only merchandise that has been approved and assigned an item number by Headquarters Retail Marketing may be produced and sold.



Go Beyond Stamps

Item Number:


Denomination &
Type of Issue:

First-Class Mail Forever


Pane of 20 (4 designs)

Issue Date & City:

August 3, 2022, Los Angeles, CA 90052

Art Director:

Greg Breeding, Charlottesville, VA


Greg Breeding, Charlottesville, VA


Pixar Animation Studios


Joseph Sheeran

Manufacturing Process:



Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd (APU)

Press Type:

Muller A76

Stamps per Pane:


Print Quantity:

45,000,000 stamps

Paper Type:

Nonphosphored Type III, Block Tag

Adhesive Type:



Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Pantone 6C

Stamp Orientation:


Image Area (w x h):

0.84 x 1.42 in. / 21.336 x 36.068 mm

Overall Size (w x h):

0.98 x 1.56 in. / 24.892 x 39.624 mm

Full Pane Size (w x h):

8.4652 x 7.27 in. / 215.016 x 184.658 mm

Press Sheets Size (w x h):

23.25 x 27 in. / 590.55 x 685.8 mm

Plate Size:

180 stamps per revolution

Plate Number:

“P” followed by five (5) single digits in two corners

Marginal Markings:


Header: BUZZ LIGHTYEAR FROM INFINITY TO FOREVER • Plate number in bottom two corners


©2022 USPS • USPS logo • ©2022 Disney/Pixar • Disney/Pixar logo • 2 barcodes (482500) • Plate position (9) • Promotional text