Flowers From the Garden
Coil of 10,000

Forever 55¢ - PSA

In Stock

SKU: 760104

Issue Date: 8/16/2017


Flowers from the Garden features four new stamps with four different paintings of flowers that come from typical American gardens, each bunch artfully arranged in a container.

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Coil of 10K $5,500.00

Product Description

The U.S. Postal Service® celebrated the beauty of flowers from American gardens. The four stamps feature still-life paintings of bountiful floral bouquets.

The paintings were inspired by floral still lifes created by Dutch and Flemish artists of the 17th and 18th centuries. Each stamp features one of four different paintings of flowers gathered from the garden and artfully arranged in a container. One stamp features red camellias and yellow forsythia in a yellow pitcher, while on another there are white peonies and pink tree peonies in a clear vase. An arrangement of white hydrangeas, white and pink roses, green hypericum berries, and purple lisianthus in a white vase graces another stamp, while blue hydrangeas in a blue pot appear on another.

The floral paintings of the Dutch and Flemish artists featured exuberant, massed arrangements, which gave the impression of wild abandon and impromptu creativity. However, the arrangements were in reality carefully thought out and many times purely imaginary—and frequently botanically impossible. Though they looked as if they had just been plucked from the garden, the bouquets might include flowers that did not bloom during the same season or sometimes even grow in the same country.

Art director Derry Noyes designed the stamps with existing art by Elizabeth Brandon.

Flowers from the Garden is being issued as a First-Class Mail® Forever® booklet of 20 stamps. These Forever stamps will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail one-ounce price.

Made in the USA

SKUs featured on this page: 788004

Coil:
Image Size (w x h) 0.73 x 0.84 inch/18.54 x 21.34 mm
Stamp Size (w x h) 0.87 x 0.98 inch/22.1 x 24.89 mm

Booklet:
Image Size (w x h) 0.77 x 1.05 inch/19.56 x 26.67 mm
Stamp Size (w x h) 0.91 x 1.19 inch/23.11 x 30.23 mm

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