Postal preview underway of next year's stamps

July 19, 2011 - 12:14 PM

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 facebook.com/USPSStamps, through Twitter (at)USPSstamps or on the post office website, Beyond the Perf, at www.beyondtheperf.com/2012-preview.

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.