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2024 U.S. Stamp Program

Jul 20, 2024, 9 AM
Linn's 2024 U.S. Stamp Program provides details about USPS products released in 2024, including stamps showing garden delights featuring hummingbirds, Constance Baker Motley, pinback buttons and more.

The 2024 U.S. stamp program is tentative. Stamp subjects, issue dates, formats and locations might change.

Jan. 12, Love. Single (66¢) forever special stamp, pane of 20; AP; Romance, AR 72136; Linn’s Jan. 8, page 1; USPS item No. 581104 (pane), 581116 (FDC at $1.21), 581121 (color postmark FDC at $2.06); 581106 (press sheet with die cuts at $105.60, 66¢ rate), 581108 (press sheet without die cuts at $105.60, 66¢ rate); Scott 5826.

Jan. 22, Pillars of Creation. Single $9.85 Priority Mail definitive stamp, pane of four; AP; Greenbelt, MD 20770; Linn’s Feb. 5, page 14; USPS item No. 122804 (pane), 122816 (FDC at $10.40), 122821 (color postmark FDC at $11.25); Scott 5827.

Jan. 22, Cosmic Cliffs. Single $30.45 Priority Mail Express definitive stamp, pane of four; AP; Greenbelt, MD 20770; Linn’s Feb. 5, page 14; USPS item No. 129304 (pane), 129316 (FDC at $31), 129321 (color postmark FDC at $31.85); Scott 5828.

Jan. 25, Year of the Dragon. Single (68¢) forever commemorative stamp, pane of 20; Lunar New Year series; BCA; Seattle, WA 98109; Linn’s Jan. 22, page 1; USPS item No. 484304 (pane), 484316 (FDC at $1.23), 484321 (color postmark FDC at $2.08); 484306 (press sheet with die cuts at $54.40), 484308 (press sheet without die cuts at $54.40); Scott 5829.

Jan. 31, Constance Baker Motley. Single (68¢) forever commemorative stamp, pane of 20; Black Heritage series; AP; New York, NY 10199; Linn’s Jan. 29, page 12; USPS item No. 484404 (pane), 484416 (FDC at $1.23), 484421 (color postmark FDC at $2.08), 484406 (press sheet with die cuts at $81.60), 484408 (press sheet without die cuts at $81.60); Scott 5830.

Feb. 6, Saul Bellow. One ($1.16) 3-ounce rate stamp, pane of 20, Literary Arts series; BCA; Chicago, IL 60607; Linn’s Feb. 12, page 1; USPS item No. 122904 (pane), 122916 (FDC at $1.71), 122921 (color postmark FDC at $2.56); Scott 5831.

Feb. 19, Radiant Star. Single (10¢) presorted standard definitive coil stamp, coils of 3,000 and 10,000; BCA; Star, ID 83669; Linn’s Feb. 19, page 10; USPS item No. 751703 (strip of 25 with plate number), 751704 (coil of 3,000); 761903 (strip of 25 with plate number), 761904 (coil of 10,000), 751716 (FDC at $1.33); Scott 5832.

Feb. 24, John Wooden. Single (68¢) forever commemorative stamp, pane of 20; Los Angeles, CA 90052; Linn’s Feb. 26, page 1; USPS item No. 484504 (pane), 484516 (FDC at $1.23), 484521 (color postmark FDC at $2.08), 484506 (press sheet with die cuts at $122.40), 474508 (press sheet without die cuts at $122.40); Scott 5833.

March 9, Underground Railroad. Ten (68¢) forever commemorative stamps: Harriet Tubman (Scott 5834), Thomas Garrett (5835), William Still (5836), Harriet Jacobs (5837), Jermain Loguen (5838), Catharine Coffin (5839), Lewis Hayden (5840), Frederick Douglass (5841), William Lambert (5842) and Laura Haviland (5843); pane of 20; AP; Church Creek, MD 21622; Linn’s March 4, page 8; USPS item No. 484604 (pane), 484616 (set of 10 FDCs at $12.30), 484621 (color postmark set of 10 FDCs at $20.80), 484606 (press sheet with die cuts at $81.60), 484608 (press sheet without die cuts at $81.60).

March 15, Bluegrass. Single (68¢) forever commemorative stamp, pane of 20; BCA; Owensboro, KY 42301; Linn’s March 11, page 1; USPS item No. 484704 (pane), 484716 (FDC at $1.23), 484721 (color postmark FDC at $2.08), 484706 (press sheet with die cuts at $81.60), 474708 (press sheet without die cuts at $81.60); Scott 5844.

March 16, Garden Delights. Four (68¢) forever stamps, double-sided pane of 20: hummingbird with sunflower (Scott 5845), spotted touch-me-not (5846), zinnia (5847), cigar flower (5848); AP; Strongsville, OH 44136; Linn’s March 18, page 10; USPS item No. 684704 (pane), 684716 (set of four FDCs at $4.92), 684721 (digital color set of four FDCs at $8.32).

March 22, Celebration Blooms. Single (68¢) forever special stamp, pane of 20; BCA; St. Louis, MO 63155; Linn’s March 25, page 1; USPS item No. 581204 (pane), 581216 (FDC at $1.23), 581221 (color postmark FDC at $2.08); Scott 5849.

March 22, Wedding Blooms. Single (92¢) 2-ounce special stamp, pane of 20; BCA; St. Louis, MO 63155; Linn’s March 25, page 1; USPS item No. 585804 (pane), 585816 (FDC at $1.47), 585821 (color postmark FDC at $2.32); Scott 5850.

March 27, Save Manatees. Single (68¢) forever stamp; double-sided pane of 20; BCA; Silver Springs, FL 34488; Linn’s April 1, page 12; USPS item No. 684804 (pane), 684816 (FDC at $1.23), 684821 (color postmark FDC at $2.08); Scott 5851.

April 5, Betty Ford. Single (68¢) forever commemorative stamp, pane of 20; BCA; Rancho Mirage, CA 92270; Linn’s April 8, page 16; USPS item No. 484804 (pane), 484816 (FDC at $1.23), 484821 (color postmark FDC at $2.08), 484806 (press sheet with die cuts at $108.80), 474808 (press sheet without die cuts at $108.80); Scott 5852.

April 26, Floral Geometry. Single $1 stamp, pane of 10; BCA; Burlingame, CA 94010; Linn’s April 15, page 6; USPS item No. 121804 (pane), 121816 (FDC at $1.55), 121821 (color postmark FDC at $2.40); Scott 5853.

May 15, Ansel Adams. Sixteen (68¢) forever commemorative stamps (Scott 5854), pane of 16: Half Dome, Merced River, Winter, Yosemite National Park, California (1938) (a); Oak Tree, Sunset City, Sierra Foothills, California (1962) (b); Thundercloud, Ellery Lake, High Sierra, Sierra Nevada, California (1934) (c); Denali and Wonder Lake, Denali National Park, Alaska (1947) (d); The Golden Gate and Bridge from Baker Beach, San Francisco, California (c.1953) (e); Road and Fog, Del Monte Forest, Pebble Beach, California (1964) (f); Rock and Grass, Moraine Lake, Sequoia National Park, California (1936) (g); Leaves, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington (c.1942) (h); Monument Valley, Arizona (1958) (i); Tetons and Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming (1942) (j); Jeffrey Pine, Sentinel Dome, Yosemite National Park, California (1940) (k); Mirror Lake, Mount Watkins, Spring, Yosemite National Park, California (1935) (l); Maroon Bells, near Aspen, Colorado (1951) (m); Aspens, Dawn, Autumn, Dolores River Canyon, Colorado (1937) (n); Road After Rain, Northern California (1960) (o); Dunes, Oceano, California (1963) (p); BCA; Yosemite National Park, CA 95389; Linn’s May 6, page 12; USPS item No. 485004 (pane), 485016 (set of 16 FDCs at $19.68; 485021 (color postmark set of 16 FDCs at $33.28); 485006 (press sheet with die cuts at $97.92), 485008 (press sheet without die cuts at $97.92).

June 6, Carnival Nights. Ten (68¢) forever commemorative stamps, pane of 20; BCA; Biloxi, MS 39530; Linn’s June 3, page 10; USPS item No. 485104 (pane), 485116 (set of 10 FDCs at $12.30), 485121 (color postmark set of FDCs at $20.80), 485106 (press sheet with die cuts at $122.40), 485108 (press sheet without die cuts at $122.40).

June 11, Protect Sea Turtles. Six (68¢) forever commemorative stamps: loggerhead, leatherback, hawksbill, Kemp’s ridley, olive ridley and green sea turtle; pane of 18; AP; Corpus Christi, TX 78401; Linn’s June 10, page 1; USPS item No. 581304 (pane), 581316 (set of six FDCs at $7.38), 581321 (color postmark set of six FDCs at $12.48), 581306 (press sheet with die cuts at $73.44), 581308 (press sheet without die cuts at $73.44).

June 14, Flags. Twenty (68¢) forever definitive stamps (four designs), double-sided pane of 20 (BCA, AP), coils of 100 (BCA, AP), 3,000 and 10,000; Keystone, SD 57751; Linn’s June 17, page 12; USPS item No. 684902 (BCA double-sided pane); 684904 (AP double-sided pane), 740802 (BCA coil of 100), 740804 (AP coil of 100); 751804 (coil of 3,000); 751803 (strip of 25 with plate number from coil of 3,000), 751815 (strip of 500 from coil of 3,000); 762004 (coil of 10,000), 762003 (strip of 25 with plate number from coil of 10,000), 762015 (strip of 500 from coil of 10,000); 684916 (set of four double-sided pane FDCs at $4.92), 684921 (set of four color postmark double-sided pane FDCs at $8.32); 751816 (set of four coil FDCs at $4.92).

June 17, Horses. Five (68¢) forever commemorative stamps, pane of 20; BCA; St. Joseph, MO 64501; Linn’s June 17, page 6; USPS item No. 485204 (pane), 485216 (set of five FDCs at $6.15), 485221 (color postmark set of five FDCs at $10.40), 485206 (press sheet with die cuts at $81.60), 485208 (press sheet without die cuts at $81.60).

June 20, Shaker Design. Twelve (68¢) forever commemorative stamps, pane of 12; AP; Pittsfield, MA 01201; Linn’s June 24, page 1; USPS item No. 581404 (pane), 581416 (set of 12 FDCs at $14.76), 581421 (color postmark set of 12 FDCs at $24.96), 581406 (press sheet with die cuts at $73.44), 581408 (press sheet without die cuts at $73.44).

June 28, Northern Pintail. $25 federal migratory waterfowl hunting and conservation stamp issued by the U.S. Department of the Interior, pane of one and pane of 20; AP; Hanover, MD 21076; Linn’s July 1, page 10; USPS item No. 337104 (pane of 1), 337204 (pane of 20).

July 18, Fringed Tulip. Two 1¢ definitive stamps (one design), pane of 20, coil of 10,000; AP; Berkeley, CA 94704; Linn’s July 15, page 8; USPS item no. 123204 (pane), 762204 (coil), 762215 (strip of 500 from coil), 123216 (pane FDC at $1.29), 762216 (coil FDC at $1.29).

July 18, Daffodils. Two 2¢ definitive stamps (one design), pane of 20, coil of 10,000; BCA; Berkeley, CA 94704; Linn’s July 15, page 8; USPS item no. 123304 (pane), 762304 (coil), 762315 (strip of 500 from coil), 123316 (pane FDC at $1.30), 762316 (coil FDC at $1.30).

July 18, Peonies. Two 3¢ definitive stamps (one design), pane of 20, coil of 10,000; AP; Berkeley, CA 94704; Linn’s July 15, page 8; USPS item no. 123504 (pane), 762404 (coil), 762415 (strip of 500 from coil), 123516 (pane FDC at $1.31), 762416 (coil FDC at $1.31).

July 18, Red Tulips. Two 5¢ definitive stamps (one design), pane of 20, coil of 10,000; AP; Berkeley, CA 94704; Linn’s July 15, page 8; USPS item no. 123604 (pane), 762504 (coil), 762515 (strip of 500 from coil), 123616 (pane FDC at $1.33), 762516 (coil FDC at $1.33).

July 18, Poppies and Coneflowers. Two 10¢ definitive stamps (one design), pane of 20, coil of 10,000; BCA; Berkeley, CA 94704; Linn’s July 15, page 8; USPS item no. 123804 (pane), 762604 (coil), 762615 (strip of 500 from coil), 123816 (pane FDC at $1.38), 762616 (coil FDC at $1.38).

*July 22, Alex Trebek. Single (73¢) forever commemorative stamp, pane of 20; BCA; Culver City, CA 90230; Linn’s July 22, page 12; USPS item No. 485304 (pane), 485316 (FDC at $1.28), 485321 (color postmark FDC at $2.13), 485306 (press sheet with die cuts at $87.60), 485308 (press sheet without die cuts at $87.60).

*July 31, Hank Aaron. Single (73¢) forever commemorative stamp, pane of 20; AP; Atlanta, GA 30304; Linn’s July 22, page 1; USPS item No. 484904 (pane), 484916 (FDC at $1.28), 484921 (color postmark FDC at $2.13), 484906 (press sheet with die cuts at $87.60), 484908 (press sheet without die cuts at $87.60).

*Aug. 1, Dungeons & Dragons. Ten (73¢) forever commemorative stamps, pane of 20; BCA; Indianapolis, IN 46206; Linn’s July 29, page 10; USPS item No. 485404 (pane), 485416 (set of 10 FDCs at $12.80), 485421 (color postmark set of 10 FDCs at $21.30), 485406 (press sheet with die cuts at $87.60), 485408 (press sheet without die cuts at $87.60).

*Aug. 15, Pinback Buttons. Ten (73¢) forever commemorative stamps: smile, hello, peace, love, fun, sweet, yes, cheers, kudos and happy; pane of 20; AP; Hartford, CT 06101; Linn’s Aug. 5, page 10; USPS item No. 485504 (pane), 485516 (set of 10 FDCs at $12.80), 485521 (color postmark set of 10 FDCs at $21.30), 485506 (press sheet with die cuts at $87.60), 485508 (press sheet without die cuts at $87.60).

*Aug. 16, Autumn Colors. Ten (73¢) forever commemorative stamps, pane of 20; AP; Hartford, CT 06101; USPS item No. 485604 (pane), 485616 (set of 10 FDCs at $12.80), 485621 (color postmark set of 10 FDCs at $21.30), 485606 (press sheet with die cuts at $131.40), 485608 (press sheet without die cuts at $131.40).

*Sept. 5, First Continental Congress, 1774. Single (73¢) forever commemorative stamp, pane of 20; Philadelphia, PA 19104; USPS item No. 485704 (pane), 485716 (FDC at $1.28), 485721 (color postmark FDC at $2.13), 485706 (press sheet with die cuts at $87.60), 485708 (press sheet without die cuts at $87.60).

Sept. 14, Holiday Joy. Four (73¢) forever special stamps, double-sided pane of 20; Washington, DC 20066.

Sept. 14, Christmas Madonna and Child. Single (73¢) forever special stamp, double-sided pane of 20; Washington, DC 20066.

Sept. 19, Hanukkah. Single (73¢) forever special stamp, pane of 20; Washington, DC 20066.

Sept. 25, Kwanzaa. Single (73¢) forever special stamp, pane of 20; Pittsburgh, PA 15290.

Oct. 10, Winter Whimsy. Four (73¢) forever special stamps, double-sided pane of 20; Park City, UT 84060.

?, Healthcare Community. Single (73¢) forever commemorative stamp, pane of 20.

*Asterisks precede entries with new or changed information. New/changed information is presented in bold italics.

Stamp printing contractors are identified in the listings using the following abbreviations: AP (Ashton Potter USA Ltd.), and BCA (Banknote Corporation of America).

Details of each issue listed in this program are given in the cited issues of Linn’s. Stamps are self-adhesive unless otherwise noted.