Sunday, August 7, 2011

New Eid Forever Postage Stamp to be Released


First Day of Issue: August 12, 2011 | Columbus, OH 43216

This new Eid stamp features the Arabic phrase Eid mubarak in gold calligraphy on a reddish background. Eid mubarak translates literally as “blessed festival,” and can be paraphrased “May your religious holiday be blessed.” English text on the stamp reads “EID GREETINGS.”

This new Eid stamp is being issued as a Forever® stamp. Forever stamps are always equal in value to the current First-Class Mail one-ounce rate. The new background color and calligraphy on this stamp will help customers and postal clerks distinguish the Forever stamp from the original Eid stamp, which was . . .

Read more at: Beyond the Perf

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just bought this sheet at my local post office, they only had one. Must be popular. I will be looking around for more! :o)

September 4, 2011 at 7:44 AM  

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