New Pickup Trucks stamps debut today July 15

The New Pickup Trucks stamps debut today July 15 with the USPS.
The four designs: International Harvester D-2, 1953 Chevrolet,1948 Ford F-1, and 1965 Ford F-100 debut today Forever stamp pane of 20 stamps booklet.
 “On July 15, 2016, the U.S. Postal Service® will dedicate the Pickup Trucks Forever® stamps in Syracuse, NY, at the Syracuse Nationals.
The stamps celebrate pickup trucks, the rugged and reliable work vehicles that Americans have driven for nearly a century.
The stamps feature four iconic models: the 1938 International Harvester D-2, the 1948 Ford F-1, the 1953 Chevrolet, and the 1965 Ford F-100.”    For details on ordering the First-Day-of-Issue Postmark and Ordering First-Day Covers click here.

 More about the trucks shown in the stamps

“The strong, sturdy 1938 International Harvester D-2 had a distinct barrel-shaped grille and its elegant styling mirrored the look of luxury automobiles of the era.

The 1953 Chevrolet featured large windshields and provided drivers with excellent visibility, a distinctive curvy grille that bulged in the middle, and a six-cylinder engine.

The 1948 Ford F-1 included features like the roomy “Million Dollar Cab,” a sharp horizontal five-bar grille, and a six-cylinder engine.

The 1965 Ford F-100 had a new grille that featured 18 small rectangular openings. It also featured what Ford dubbed “Twin-I-Beam” independent front suspension.”  <– End of excerpt

The Antique Truck Club of America web site looks like a lot of fun to explore! It looks like it has all sizes of trucks in their member gallery of photos.
Thank you for joining me today.  It is hard to believe we are now at the half-way mark for the month of July.

Join me tomorrow for my Saturday blog post here at  It will be fun to pick up these stamps at my local post office later today!

Anchors Aweigh,  


New Pickup Trucks stamps debut today July 15 & Thank you to the following who are referenced today 

Image above of planned first day cover of new pickup trucks stamp shown at @USPSStamps on Twitter 8:48 AM – 14 Jul 2016

Excerpt USPS Postal Bulletin 22445 July 07, 2016  Publicity Kit: Pickup Trucks Stamps

Image above of Antique Truck Club of America Inc banner



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