Delicioso

Type: Forever 50¢

SKU: 672704

Issue Date: 4/20/2017


Celebrate the influence of Latin American, Mexican, and Caribbean foods and flavors on American cuisine with the new Delicioso Forever® stamps.

Book of 20 $10.00

With the release of the new Delicioso Forever® stamps, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates the influence of Central and South American, Mexican, and Caribbean foods and flavors on American cuisine. This book of 20 stamps features six dishes from an array of Latin American culinary traditions that have found new life and variations in the United States.

The Delicioso stamps feature bright and playful illustrations of tamales, flan, sancocho, empanadas, chile relleno, and ceviche. The books include four of the tamales and flan designs and three of each of the other designs. The names of the six dishes appear in a festive font above each mouthwatering image. Each illustration was created by applying multiple layers of acrylic paint to textured boards, using sandpaper to reveal the hidden layers and give the designs a worn, vintage look.

As unique as the many cultures these dishes represent, every one of these foods vary in preparation and consumption based on who makes and eats them. While ingredients and cooking methods depend on location and availability, the feelings associated with a comforting meal transcend all boundaries and variations.

Artist John Parra designed the stamp artwork under the direction of Antonio Alcalá.

The Delicioso stamps are being issued as Forever® stamps. Forever® stamps are always equal in value to the current First-Class Mail® one-ounce price.

Blocks of stamps: Requests for more than 5 blocks per item may not be pre-packaged, and may be converted to full sheets or rolls. Custom orders for more than 5 pre-packaged blocks may be requested by calling 1 800 STAMP-24 (1 800 782-6724): Custom order fees will apply.

Made in the USA.

SKUs featured on this page: 672704

The Postal Store® ships all in-stock orders with USPS Tracking™. Please allow 5 - 7 business days for in-stock items to be shipped.

The Postal Store® cannot accept orders for shipment outside the United States, but we do ship to APO/FPO/DPO addresses and U.S. territories. Learn More

Stamp and Philatelic Orders

All stamp and philatelic orders are charged a $1.25 Handling Fee on domestic orders of up to $50.00, and $1.75 if the order is greater than $50. These fixed handling fees apply to only the portion of the order total that is stamp and philatelic products.

Personalized Stamped Stationery

All Personalized Stamped Stationery products are charged a flat Priority Mail rate depending on how many boxes are ordered as specified in the PSE Shipping Charges table, and should be shipped within 5-7 business days.

Free Shipping Supplies

Free shipping supplies from The Postal Store Shipping Supply site are mailed Standard Post™ and are shipped within 3-5 business days. For your convenience all orders will contain a carrier release endorsement "Leave if No Response". This will allow your postal carrier to leave your expedited packaging supply order if you are not available to receive the delivery.

Expedited Shipping Supplies

If your local Post Office is unable to fulfill your order of Expedited Shipping Supplies within 1-2 business days, your order will be fulfilled by our distribution center within 3-5 business days.

All Other Products

All other products except free shipping supplies are charged standard Priority Mail fees based on weight of the item and shipping address ZIP Code™.

Pre- or Back-ordered Items

If your order contains pre- or back-ordered items, all in-stock products will ship within 5-7 business days and any pre- or back-ordered items will ship separately as they become available.