Postal Service issues George H.W. Bush ‘Forever’ stamp

The US Postal Service on Wednesday issued a commemorative “Forever” stamp for former President George H.W. Bush, rolling out the new stamp on what would have been the late President’s 95th birthday.

The U.S. Postal Service today issued a new commemorative Forever stamp saluting former President George H.W. Bush on what would have been his 95th birthday.

The USPS officially dedicated the stamp during an event at Bush’s presidential library in College Station, Texas, that included members of the former President’s family. The creation of the stamp for Bush, who died late last year, was first announced in April.

The stamp consists of a portrait of Bush painted by artist Michael J. Deas and based on a 1997 photograph taken by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Phil Jordan was the art director and stamp designer.

In a statement released Wednesday, the USPS highlighted some of Bush’s achievements during his…

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