Stamp Community Family of Web Sites
Stamp Community Forum
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some stamps?
Our stamp forum is completely free! Register Now!

2014 USPS Issues... News? Thoughts? Opinions?  
 

Next Page    
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic
Page: of 22
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2094 Posts
Posted 08/09/2013   10:35 am  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Since the '13 thread really took off, I figure maybe I should start one for '14. I may be a bit too early posting this in August, BUT at times info on future stamps leak out, right??
Send note to Staff


So, when do things get better?

Bedrock Of The Community
United States
12120 Posts
Posted 08/10/2013   1:35 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
According to posts on other stamp boards, it is being reported that the 2014 US Stamp Program is still being finalized. However, the one piece of good news is that the USPS is apparently planning to release the stamp program for the entire year at one time, not the drips and drabs we all encountered for the 2013 US Stamp Program.

If previously reported information is accurate, I believe we can anticipate in 2014 the "Just Move" stamps (that were postponed from 2013) and if the previously reported "leaked minutes" from the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee is accurate, we can anticipate stamps for celebrities such as Wilt Chamberlain, Elizabeth Taylor and, possibly Steve Jobs. I believe there's also to be another War of 1812 issue for 2014, too.

Now its just "wait and see" to determine if the 2014 Stamp Program information will be released by the USPS before we actually start calendar year 2014!
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
United States
161 Posts
Posted 08/11/2013   10:49 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jeffyl00b to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I can make a guess, which is a spoiler. Another Civil War and Nevada. But I'd rather wait until the official information.
However, , I would guess. there wouldn't be much difference in the releasing the program for the entire year versus even quarterly if there's no images ready for all the issues.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Bedrock Of The Community
United States
12120 Posts
Posted 10/10/2013   9:26 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's a 10/09/2013 report about the 2014 Wilt Chamberlain Stamp along with the quote that:


Quote:
An announcement is expected to be made today in New York City by the United States Postal Service, which will preview its 2014 stamp program.


http://www.phillytrib.com/basketbal...n-stamp.html
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2094 Posts
Posted 10/11/2013   2:44 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
... and, it seems, the "Just Move" stamps won't EVER be seen!
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page


So, when do things get better?
New Member
United States
4 Posts
Posted 10/11/2013   3:29 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LloydStamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My story with details of the first half of the 2014 U.S. stamp program is now on The Virtual Stamp Club website, http://virtualstampclub.com. The series include Legends of Hollywood, Black Heritage, Civil War and War of 1812.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Bedrock Of The Community
United States
12120 Posts
Posted 10/11/2013   10:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
More on the 2014 Shirley Chisholm (Black Heritage Series) Stamp at this link:

http://postalnews.com/postalnewsblo...itage-stamp/
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Edited by wt1 - 10/11/2013 10:32 pm
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2094 Posts
Posted 10/13/2013   10:34 am  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
(looking at LloydStamps site)

Hmmm... Charlton Heston on a stamp... THAT will go over GREAT in my part of the country. And for JUST that reason, I think I'll be buying a few sheets just to annoy people! (uhoh, politics... better stay on topic)

Songbirds, sounds good to me. Abe Lincoln may be a nice one... Pearl Harbor memorial, nice.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page


So, when do things get better?
Bedrock Of The Community
United States
12120 Posts
Posted 10/13/2013   10:51 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Even though I have seen no "formal announcement" from the USPS, NBC Bay Area (San Francisco) is reporting that the USPS has confirmed a stamp for Harvey Milk, the first openly-gay man elected to public office in California, and also the first activist for the LGBT community:

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/loca...7524321.html
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
United States
305 Posts
Posted 10/29/2013   9:20 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add DJCMHOH to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Linn's confirmed this week that Harvey Milk will be honored next year. Never thought I would see the day the USPS would honor a pioneer for civil rights for the LGBT community, so very happy to see this issue confirmed.

Harvey Milk and Charlton Heston in the same year...definitely an interesting combination of topics for the 2014 program.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
United States
161 Posts
Posted 11/01/2013   11:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jeffyl00b to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Just Move stamps probably aren't coming out in 2014, the stamps have been deemed "unsafe" and therefore may all be destroyed. There aren't any helmets nor pads on the images.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2094 Posts
Posted 12/11/2013   6:11 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
OK, the USPS is starting to release info on '14 stamps. Let the nit-picking begin:

CUT PAPER HEART - Eh, so-so...
HUMMINGBIRD (.33) - I like hummingbirds, but not thrilled with the design
USS ARIZONA (Express) - I like
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page


So, when do things get better?
Pillar Of The Community
United States
500 Posts
Posted 12/11/2013   7:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add raymodj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
someone probably already said this, but I'd like to see the USPS "precancel" these with helmets, pads, whatever is needed to make the stamps "safe". I know it's probably not cost effective, but would be a fun and unique set of stamps. Might be good publicity for USPS to make fun of themselves and seem more "human".
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Bedrock Of The Community
United States
12120 Posts
Posted 12/11/2013   11:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The December 12, 2013 issue of the Postal Bulletin is now on-line and has offered this preliminary schedule of new stamp issues for 2014:




(I know it's a typo, but you've got to wonder who "Charleston" Heston is!)
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United States
1334 Posts
Posted 12/12/2013   3:27 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add sdtom to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I caught that typo right away too.
Tom
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Bedrock Of The Community
United States
12120 Posts
Posted 12/12/2013   3:42 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It's also being reported that the Lunar New Year Stamp tentatively set for issue on January 15, 2014 will be issued in San Francisco, CA (not New York, NY) as shown on the above list.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Page: of 22 Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
Next Page
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
United States Postal Service, Now on eBay!United States Postal Service, Now on eBay!
New Forum Topics Recently Active Forum Topics
  1914 Cover from Mexico to Syria Need Help!
  Is there a way of removing hinge marks?
  Unexploded Booklet Pane, BK80a Help to Identify?
  Distinguishing the German Colonial Yachts
  2017 Garfield-Perry March Party Exhibit Prospectus
  Your thoughts on APS "Circuit Books"
  American Philatelic Research Library (APRL) Duplicate Book Sale
  USPS Stamp Announcement 16-42: Nativity Stamp
  USPS Stamp Announcement 16-41: Hanukkah Stamp
  Auction of Canada Arch and Medallion Imperforate Stamp Rarities
  Turkey 4 pages For Sale : Australia Only.
  last 100- and 50-stamp panes
  Available Position at the National Postal Museum
  Wanted: Certain Canada used relatively low CV
  Precancel Stamp Society Website Down?
  Newbie stamp guy, EFO ?
  Albania Eagle 1913 Forgery? help
  Bound Periodicals, any Dealers?
  Need help . Is this Ill,S Ill. ? Van't find state.
  Bagpiping in Postage Stamps
  CWS Parliament stamp album
  Scott 1708 - Wondering what could cause thisoddity..
  Is this a fake 19th century cut square?
  Which plate am I seeing.
  Large Queen 2 cents - anomaly?

  State of the Hobby Today
  Your thoughts on APS "Circuit Books"
  Precancel Stamp Society Website Down?
  Have a Heart: - Not just on Valentine's Day
  Netherlands Stamp Giveaway
  British Solomon Island postage due cover
  French Levant - Offices in Turkey Perfins
  Nurse stamps--have any?
  Unique US 220b (with PF cert) eBay auction - thoughts?
  The Stamps of Turkey : On Steiner Pages.
  1914 Cover from Mexico to Syria Need Help!
  Indian states , albums and catalogues
  Unexploded Booklet Pane, BK80a Help to Identify?
  Trans-Canada Airway System (TCA): Airmail March 1, 1939
  Missing 'invert' comment - topic
  'Postal' Stamp Albums and Supplies on Ebay
  Need help . Is this Ill,S Ill. ? Van't find state.
  U.S. Presidents on foreign stamps
  Marine Mammals on Stamps... Dolphins, Whales, Seals, etc
  Distinguishing the German Colonial Yachts
  Doves as Symbols of Peace
  Is this a fake 19th century cut square?
  USPS Stamp Announcement 16-41: Hanukkah Stamp
  Is there a way of removing hinge marks?
  New Collector Looking for Trades

Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Stamp Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2016 Stamp Community Family - All rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Stamp Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Privacy Policy / Terms of Use    Advertise Here
Stamp Community Forum © 2007 - 2014 Stamp Community Forums Go To Top Of Page
It took 0.59 seconds to lick this stamp. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05