USPS to Release Sesame Street Stamps for Series’ 50th Anniversary — See a 16 Familiar Faces

Mail carriers’ days are about to get a small bit sunnier.

The U.S. Postal Service announced in a press release Tuesday that they are introducing a colorful line of stamps desirous by Sesame Street characters, designed by Art Director Derry Noyes.

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Celebrating 50 years of a dear educational children’s series, a new stamps underline several informed faces from a uncover like Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, Cookie Monster, Oscar a Grouch, Snuffleupagus, Grover, Abby Cadabby, The Count, Rosita, Zoe — and of course, Elmo.

“For a final 50 years, [Sesame Street] has provided educational programming and party for generations of children via a nation and around a world,” USPS pronounced in a press recover of their impulse behind a new stamp series.

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Tyrannosaurus Rex stamps

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Alongside the Sesame Street collection comes one temperament a physiognomy of a animal kingdom’s many fearsome (albeit really extinct) member: a Tyrannosaurus rex.

Designed by Art Director Greg Breeding and scientist and paleoartist Julius T. Csotonyi, a 4 stamps etch a many sides of a T. Rex, from a ignorance in girl to a expansion into a hunter and predator. The final pattern shows how we know a T. Rex today, outward of cinema and television: in a hoary form.

USPS explains in a press recover that a young-dinosaur pattern is formed on a genuine find in Montana, job it “one of a many complicated and critical specimens ever found” that will shortly be displayed as partial of an vaunt inside a Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.

Spooky Silhouettes stamps

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A third set of stamps, Spooky Silhouettes, facilities 4 Halloween-themed designs by Breeding and artist Tyler Lang — a cat, ghosts, a spider and bats — that “offer fun, horrifying scenes that designate this annual celebration,” USPS says in a press release.

USPS has nonetheless to exhibit when a new stamps will be available, though promises their placement is set for this year.

Sesame Street will applaud a 50th anniversary of a initial part on Nov. 10.