2007 USPS New Issue Calendar


The USPS has issued the following schedule for 2007 postal issues. * = new information, which is underlined. (Data in parens indicates Mekeel’s & Stamps issue in which coverage is provided.) PSA=Pressure sensitive adhesive); WAG=Water-activated gum. TBD=To be determined. Official FD sites are provided, but all stamps now go on sale nationwide on the first day. Note that the grace period for FD requests is now 60 days, not 30.

...TIFFANY LAMP
Sc. 3749, March 16—Tiffany Lamp 1¢ definitive reprint.
PSA pane of 20, New York, NY 10199 (Mega Event).
...SILVER COFFEEPOT
Sc. 3754, March 16—Silver Coffeepot 3¢ definitive reprint.
PSA pane of 20, New York, NY 10199 (Mega Event).
...ELLA FITZGERALD
Sc. 4120, Jan. 10—Ella Fitzgerald: 30th Black Heritage issue.
PSA pane of 20, New York, NY 10199.
...OKLAHOMA STATEHOOD
Sc. 4121, Jan. 11—Oklahoma Statehood.
PSA pane of 20, Oklahoma City, OK 73125.
...WITH LOVE & KISSES
Sc. 4122, Jan. 13—With Love and Kisses: 2007 Love design.
PSA booklet of 20, Sc. 4122a, Hershey, PA 17033.
...AURORA BOREALIS & AUSTRALIS SINGLES
Sc. 4123; 4123a aurora borealis single, 4123b aurora australis single,
Feb. 21—Int’l Polar Year 2007-2008: Souvenir sheet with two 84¢ stamps was issued on February 21, to be followed by two First Class rate stamps on October 1. The U.S. souvenir sheet was issued as part of a booklet of similar sheets jointly issued by eight countries: the United States, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. 
The U.S. souvenir sheet is only available online at www.usps.com/shop or by calling 1-800-STAMP-24. Souvenir sheet of two 84¢ stamps,
Fairbanks, AK 99709.
...HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
Sc. 4124, March 15—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: 23rd Literary Arts issue. 
PSA pane of 20, New York, NY 10199 (Mega Event).
... FOREVER STAMP
Sc. 4125-28, April 12—“Forever Stamp” Liberty Bell design, non-denominated variable rate (then-current First Class rate) stamp, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
... NONDENOMINATED AMERICAN FLAG
Sc. 4129-35, April 12—Nondenom.Amer. Flag stamp (41¢ assigned value), PSA pane of 20, WAG coil of 100, WAG coil of 10,000, WAG pane of 100, PSA coil of 100, WAG coil of 3,000, PSA coil of 10,000. Washington, DC 20090.
... PREPAID EXPRESS MAIL FLAT-RATE STAMPED ENVELOPE-AIR FORCE ONE
Sc. U661, May 6—$16.25 Prepaid Express Mail Flat-Rate Stamped Envelope, Marine One design postage indicia, envelopes printed with Star Wars images. Not available at Post Offices. Mint packets of 3 and FDCs available from Kansas City Fulfillment Center.
... PREPAID PRIORITY MAIL FLAT-RATE STAMPED ENVELOPE-MARINE ONE
... SETTLEMENT OF JAMESTOWN
SC. 4136, May 11—41¢ Settlement of Jamestown: The 400th anniversary of America’s 1st permanent English settlement was marked by a souvenir sheet.  On the front pane is 1 First-Class stamp with a painting of the 3 ships that carried the 1st settlers.  The stamp is in the shape of a triangle, like the fort raised by the settlers. PSA pane of 20 (19 on back, 1 in s/s on front), Jamestown, VA 23081. FDCs to Settlement of Jamestown Sheet,Postmaster, 425 N Boundary St., Williamsburg, VA 23185-9998.
... FLORIDA PANTHER
Sc. 4137, May 12—Florida Panther 26¢ post card rate stamp, PSA pane of 20, PSA conv. bklt of 10, PSA coil of 100, WAG pane of 100, Washington, DC 20090. FDCs to Florida Panther Stamp, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998.
... HORSES STAMPED ENVELOPE
Sc. U662, May 12—Horses 41¢ Stamped Envelope, #10, #10 window, #9, #9 window, #6-3/4, #6-3/4 window, Washington, DC 20090. FDCs to Horses Sta mped Envelope, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998.
... PINEAPPLE STAMPED POST CARD
Sc. UX488, May 12—Pineapple 26¢ post card, single card, 40-card sheet, 5-card banded vending pack, double-cut reply, Washington, DC 20090. FDCs to Pineapple Stamped Card, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998.
... OFFICIAL MAIL DEFINITIVE ENVELOPE
Sc. UO93, May 12—41¢ Official Mail envelope, stamped #10 envelope, Washington, DC 20066. FDCs to Official Mail Definitive Envelope, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998.
... NAVAJO JEWELRY
Sc. 3753, May 12—2¢ Navajo Jewelry reissue, Washington, DC 20066. FDCs to Navajo Jewelry Stamp, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998.
... BIG HORN SHEEP
Sc. 4138, May 21 (previously announced as May 29)—Big Horn Sheep 17¢ extra ounce First Class rate stamp, PSA pane of 20, PSA coil of 100, Washington, DC 20066. FDCs to Bighorn Sheep Stamp, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998.
... STAR WARS SHEETLET & STAMPED CARDS BOOKLET
Sc. 4143, May 25—Star Wars sheetlet of 15 different designs, Los Angeles. FDCs to Star Wars Sheet, Postmaster, 7001 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90052-9998.

Sc. UX489-UX503, May 25—Star Wars stamped cards booklet of 15 different designs, Los Angeles. FDCs to Star Wars Cards, Postmaster, 7001 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90052-9998.

... OKEFONOKEE SWAMP
Sc. C142, June 1—Okefonokee Swamp 69¢ Canada/Mexico Airmail rate stamp, PSA pane of 20, McLean, VA 22101. FDCs to Postmaster, Okefenokee Swamp Stamp, Postmaster, 6841 Elm St., McLean, VA 22101-9998.
... HAGATNA BAY
Sc. C143, June 1—Hagatna Bay 90¢ International Airmail rate stamp, PSA pane of 20, Guam. FDCs to Postmaster, Hagatna Bay Stamp, Postmaster, 489 Army Dr, Varrigada, GU 96913-1316.
... MARGARET CHASE SMITH
Sc. 3427, June 13—Margaret Chase Smith 58¢ 2-ounce First Class rate stamp, Distinguished Americans Series, PSA pane of 20, Washington, DC 20066. FDCs to Margaret Chase Smith Stamp, Stamp, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998. FDC deadline Aug. 12.
... HARRIET BEECHER STOWE
Sc. 3430, June 13—Harriet Beecher Stowe 75¢ 3oz. First Class rate stamp, Distinguished American, pressure-sensitive adhesive pane of 20, Washington, DC 20066. FDCs to Harriet Beecher Stowe Stamp, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998. FDC deadline Aug. 12.
... AIR FORCE ONE
Sc. 4144, June 13—Air Force One $4.60 Priority Mail Stamp, PSA pane of 20, Washington, DC 20066. FDCs to Air Force One Stamp, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998. FDC deadline Aug. 12.
... MARINE ONE
Sc. 4145, June 13—Marine One $16.25 Express Mail Stamp, PSA pane of 20, Washington, DC 20066. FDCs to Marine One Stamp, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998. FDC deadline
Aug. 12.
... PACIFIC LIGHTHOUSES
Sc. 4146-50, June 21—Pacific Lighthouses: 5 lighthouses: Diamond Head Light in Hawaii, Five Finger Light in Alaska, Grays Harbor Light in Washington, Umpqua River Light in Oregon, St. George Reef Light in Northern Calif. PSA pane of 20, Westport, WA 98595. FDC deadline Aug. 20.
... DUCK STAMP
Sc. UX504-UX508, June 21—Pacific Lighthouses Stamped Cards: Same designs as stamps. Booklet of 20 cards, Westport, WA 98595. FDCs to Pacific Lighthouses Cards, Postmaster, PO Box 9998, Westport, WA 98595-9998. FDC deadline Aug. 20.
Sc. RW74, June 22—$15 Duck stamp, Ring-necked Ducks, WAG pane of 20 (through KC), PSA pane of 1 (at some POs), Artist-autographed pane of 1 (limit 1 per person, 2 per address, $25, from Amplex Corp. with an application that can be obtained at www.duckstamp.com), Springfield, MO. FDCs to Duck Stamp, Postmaster, PO Box 9998, Springfield, MO 65801-9998. Covers must also bear 41¢ postage in addition to the Duck stamp. FDC deadline Aug. 22.
... OFFICIAL MAIL
Sc. O162, June 25—41¢ Official Mail stamp gummed coil of 100, Kansas City, MO 64121. FDCs to Official Mail Stamp, Dept. 6270, USPS, PO Box 219014, Kansas City, MO 64121-9014. FDC deadline Aug. 24.
... WEDDING HEARTS
Sc. 4151-4152, June 27—Wedding Hearts: Two wedding stamps feature hearts shaped from vines. Two denominations cover the two-ounce & one-ounce mailing rates for mailing invitations & RSVPs, respectively. First Class stamp in PSA convertible booklet of 20; 2 ounce rate stamp in PSA pane of 20, Washington DC 20066. FDCs to Wedding Hearts Stamps, Postmaster, Special Cancellations, PO Box 92282, Washington, DC 20090-9998. FDC deadline Aug 26.
... POLLINATION
Sc. 4153-56, June 29—41¢ Pollination: 4 designs, arranged in 2 alternate blocks.  In one, pollinators are in center.  In the other, flowers are in center. 4153, 2 Morrison’s bumble bees paired with purple, or chaparral, nightshade with straight edge (s/e) at left (Ty I); 4153a with s/e right (Ty II); 4154, calliope hummingbird sipping from hummingbird trumpet blossom with straight edge (s/e) at right (Ty I); 4154a with s/e left (Ty II); 4155, lesser long-nosed bat preparing to “dive” into a saguaro flower with straight edge (s/e) at left (Ty I); 4155a with s/e right (Ty II); and 4156, Southern dogface butterfly visiting prairie, or common, ironweed with straight edge (s/e) at right (Ty I); 4156a with s/e left (Ty II); 4156b, block of 4, 4153-4156; 4156c, block of 4, 4153a-4156a; 4156d, PSA double-sided booklet of 20, Washington, DC 20066. FDC deadline Aug. 28.
....PATRIOTIC BANNER STANDARD PRESORT
Sc. 4159, July 26—41¢ Marvel Super Heroes. Sc. 4159a. Spider-Man, b. The Hulk, c. Sub-Mariner, d. 41c The Thing, e. 41c Captain America, f. Silver Surfer, g. Spider-Woman, h. Iron Man, i. Elektra, j. Wolverine, k. Amazing Spiderman cover, l. Incredible Hulk cover, m. Sub-Mariner cover, n. Fantastic Four cover, o. Captain America cover, p. Silver Surfer cover, q. Marvel Spotlight on Spider Woman cover, r. Iron Man cover, s. Daredevil Featuring Elektra cover, t. X-Men cover. PSA pane of 20, San Diego, CA 92199.
... MARVEL SUER HEROES
Sc. 3761, July 19—4¢ Chippendale Chair American Design series gummed coil of 10,000. Washington, DC 20066.
....CHIPPENDALE CHAIR
Sc. 4157-58, July 4—Patriotic Banner (Standard Presort) PSA coils of 3,000, Avery Dennison printing only, Sc. 4157; 10,000, Avery Dennison, Sc. 4157 and BCA/Sennett, Sc. 4158, printings. Washington, DC 20066.
... VINTAGE MAHOGANY SPEEDBOATS
Sc. 4160-63, August 4—41¢ Vintage Mahogany Speedboats: Four designs picture details of a 1915 Hutchinson Brothers launch (Sc. 4160), a 1954 Chris-Craft Racing Runabout (4161), a 1939 Hacker-Craft (4162), and a 1931 Gar Wood triple cockpit runabout (4163); horiz. strip of 4, 4163a. The selvage has a modern re-creation of a boat built in 1924. PSA pane of 12, Clayton, NY 13624.
... AMERICAN TREASURES– LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY
Sc. 4165, August 9—41¢ American Treasures—Louis Comfort Tiffany: 7th American Treasures stamp, issued at APS Show, depicts “Magnolias and Irises” leaded Favrile-glass window. PSA double-sided booklet of 20, Sc. 4165a, Portland, OR 97208.
... BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS
Sc. 4166-85, August 10—41¢ Beautiful Blooms 41¢ First Class, 10 designs: PSA coil of 100, 4166-Iris, 4167-Dahlia, 4168-Magnolia, 4169-Red Gerbera daisy, 4170-Coneflower, 4171-Tulip, 4172-Water lily, 4173-Poppy, 4174-Chrysanthemum, 4175-Orange Gerbera daisy; 4174a, Strip of 10, 4166-4175; PSA double-sided bklt. of 20: 4176-Chrysanthemum, 4177-Orange Gerbera daisy, 4178-Iris, 4179-Dahlia, 4180-Magnolia, -Red Gerbera daisy, 4182-Water lily, 4183-Poppy, 4184-Coneflower, 4185-Tulip; 4185a, Convertible bklt. pane of 20, 2ea. #4176-4185. Portland, OR 97208.
....DENOMINATED AMERICAN FLAG
Sc. 4188-91, August 15—41¢ Denominated American Flag stamp. Same design as nondenominated stamp. PSA coil of 100, 3,000 and 10,000: 4188, serpentine die cut 8½ vert., with perpendicular corners (Avery printing), 4189, serpentine die cut 11 vert., with rounded corners (Avery printing); PSA booklet of 10: 4190, serpentine die cut 11¼x10¾ on 2 or 3 sides, with “USPS” microprinted on right side of flagpole (Ashton-Potter printing), 4190a, Convertible booklet pane of 10; PSA double-sided booklet of 20: 4191, serpentine die cut 11¼x10¾ on 2 or 3 sides, with “USPS” microprinted on left side of flagpole (Sennett printing), 4191a. Convertible booklet pane of 20. Washington, DC 20066. (Sc. 4186 & 4187 set aside for additional Flag stamps that are expected.)
....ART OF DISNEY-MAGIC
Sc. 4199, August 31—41¢ Gerald Ford PSA pane of 20, Grand Rapids, MI and Rancho Mirage, CA.
... NATURE OF AMERICA–ALPINE TUNDRA
Sc. 4202, Sept. 28–41¢ Eid. Reprint as 41¢. PSA pane of 20, Washington, DC 20066.
FDC deadline Nov. 27.
... GERALD FORD
October 25–41¢ Star Wars Winner: Yoda, PSA pane of 20, subject selected by popular vote from the 15 stamps on the Star Wars sheetlet. Yoda was announced the winner of the contest on May 25. (Mega Event).
Sc. 4198, August 28—41¢ Nature of America—Rocky Mountain Alpine Tundra: PSA pane of 10: Sc. 4198a-j, in order: Elk, Eagle, Marmot, Pika, Sheep, Alpine butterfly, ptarmigan, Rocky Mountain butterfly, Arctic butterfly, Finch.FDC deadline Oct. 27.
... JURY DUTY
Sc. 4200, September 12—41¢ Jury Duty: Calls attention to importance of jury service.  Stamp image presents 12 representative jurors in silhouette. PSA pane of 20, New York, NY 10199. FDC deadline Nov. 12.
... MENDEZ V. WESTMINSTER SCHOOL DISTRICT
Sc. 4201, Sept. 14—41¢ Mendez v. Westminster School District. PSA pane of 20, Santa Ana, CA 92711.
... POLAR LIGHTS
Sc. 4192-95, August 16—41¢ The Art of Disney—Magic Stamps: PSA pane of 20, 4 designs: Mickey Mouse as “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” (4192), Peter Pan & Tinker Bell (4193), Dumbo & Timothy Mouse (4194), and Aladdin & Genie (4195); (Block of 4, 4195a). PSA pane of 20, Orlando, FL 32862.
... YODA-STAR WARS CONTEST WINNER
Sc. 4203-4, Oct. 1—41¢ Polar Lights (4203, Aurora borealis; 4204, Aurora Australis): Same two designs as in the Feb. 21 souvenir sheet (Sc. 4123) but at the First-Class rate. PSA pane of 20, Washington, DC 20066.
FDC deadline Nov. 30.
... HOLIDAY KNITS
October 25—41¢ Holiday Knits: 4 stamps with classic winter-time imagery designed and machine-knitted by Nancy Stahl. The stamps picture a stag, a snow-dappled evergreen tree, a perky snowman sporting a top hat, and a whimsical teddy bear. PSA pane of 20, PSA booklet of 20, PSA vending booklet, ATM booklet of 18, New York, NY 10199 (Mega Event). FDC deadline Dec. 24.
... CHRISTMAS–LUINI "THE MADONNA OF THE CARNATION"
October 25—Christmas—Luini “The Madonna of the Carnation”: Features an oil-on-panel by Italian Renaissance painter Bernardino Luini.  Dating to around 1515, the painting is part of the Samuel H. Kress Collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. PSA double-sided booklet of 20, New York, NY 10199 (Mega Event). FDC deadline Dec. 24.
... HANUKKAH
Oct. 26-41¢ Hanukkah. Reprint as 41¢. PSA pane of 20, New York, NY 10199.
(Mega Event). FDC deadline Dec. 25.
... KWANZAA
Oct. 26-41¢ Kwanzaa. Reprint as 41¢. PSA pane of 20, New York, NY 10199. FDC deadline Dec. 25.
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Sc. UX509-UX528, July 26—41¢ Marvel Super Heroes Stamped Cards. Same subjects as stamps: Spider-Man, The Hulk, Sub-Mariner, The Thing, Captain America, Silver Surfer, Spider-Woman, Iron Man, Elektra, Wolverine, Spider-Man cover, Incredible Hulk cover, Sub-Mariner cover, Fantastic Four cover, Captain America cover, Silver Surfer cover, Spider-Woman cover, Iron Man cover, Elektra cover, X-Men cover; UX528a. Booklet of 20 cards. San Diego, CA 92199.
Sc. UX529-32, August 16—41¢ The Art of Disney—Magic Picture postal cards: 4 designs as Sc. 4192-5, same Sc. # order, bklet of 20 cards UX532a, Orlando, FL 32862.
... CELEBRATE
Sc. 4196, August 17—“Celebrate!” 41¢ First Class rate stamp, PSA pane of 20, Stamford, CT 06907 (AmeriCover Show).
....JAMES STEWART
Sc. 4197, August 17—41¢ James Stewart: Legends of Hollywood series. PSA pane of 20, Universal City, CA 91605.
... EID
Sc. U660, May 6—$4.60 Prepaid Priority Mail Flat-Rate Stamped Envelope, Air Force One design postage indicia. Not available at Post Offices. Mint envelopes and FDCs available from Kansas City Fulfillment Center.