Postal preview underway of next year's stamps

By the Associated Press | July 19, 2011 | 1:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The post office is offering a sneak peek at some of the stamps it plans to issue next year.

The stamps can be previewed on Facebook at, through Twitter (at)USPSstamps or on the post office website, Beyond the Perf, at

Beyond the Perf is the Postal Service's online site for philatelic news.

The first designs up for preview are a double-stamp featuring the spring Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington and a stamp honoring Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs.

New stamps will be added in the next few days.