The full color giftbook tells the fascinating stories behind all of the current year's commemorative stamps: why each stamp was chosen, how the designs evolved, background information on the subjects depicted in the stamps, and all relevant facts and figures. The yearbook is beautifully illustrated and designed as a cherished keepsake for stamp collectors and enthusiasts of all ages.
Users can collect all stamp series from their local post office, and affix their matching stanps in the space provided in the book.
Stamps included in the 2008 Yearbook are: Charles and Ray Eames; 1950s cars designed using fanciful "Fins and Chrome"; the Black Heritage stamp honoring Charles W. Chesnutt; the Literary Arts stamp honoring Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings; American Journalists; the Legend of Hollywood stamp for Bette Davis; the Nature of America series; "Early TV Memories" (20 stamps); Vintage Black Cinema and illustrated with cinema posters; Frank Sinatra; and The Art of Disney.
An official product of the U.S. Postal Service, it's the perfact way to capture the excitement of the year's stamp program.