Monday, January 4, 2016

New ‘Star Trek’ Stamps Are Coming In 2016

Image: (© U.S. Postal Service)

Washington Post: Trekkies rejoice: New ‘Star Trek’ stamps are coming in 2016

The U.S. Postal Service is giving Trekkies an extra reason to mail things the old-fashioned way in 2016: four stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of the original "Star Trek" television series.

The stamps are among a slate of new designs that the Postal Service just announced will be released in the coming year.

The "Star Trek" set features images based on the Starship Enterprise, a crewman being beamed up, the Starfleet insignia and the Vulcan salute made famous by Spock. The stamps were created by the design firm Heads of State under the art direction of Antonio Alcalá.

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Editor: I am a Star Trek fan .... and a stamp collector. Guess who is going to get a sheet to add to his collection. :)

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