Star Trek Forever Stamps Celebrate Original Series
Posted on September 4, 2016
The U.S. Postal Service has announced a series of new stamps celebrating the Star Trek television series. The stamps were inspired by classic elements from the series that premiered on CBS on September 8, 1966.The four stamps in the series were inspired by the following elements from the series:
- The Starship Enterprise inside the outline of a Starfleet insignia against a gold background
- The silhouette of a crewman in a transporter against a red background
- The silhouette of the Enterprise from above against a green background
- The Enterprise inside the outline of the Vulcan salute (Spock's iconic hand gesture) against a blue background
The first-day-of-issue ceremony for the new stamps took place on September 2nd at the launch of Star Trek: Mission New York at the Javits Convention Center. The stamps are available for purchase online at usps.com.