Several United States stamps are scheduled to be issued in March.
Planned for release March 16 is a set of five Latin Music Legends commemorative forever stamps honoring Tito Puente, Carmen Miranda, Selena, Carlos Gardel and Celia Cruz. These stamps are not picture here. The set will be issued in Austin, Texas.
The Neon Celebrate special forever stamp will be issued March 25 at March Party 2011, the annual stamp exhibition and bourse in Cleveland, Ohio, sponsored by the Garfield-Perry Stamp Club.
The nondenominated Neon Celebrate stamp, which fulfills the 44¢ letter rate, shows a neon sculpture creating the word "Celebrate!" with colorful decorative ornaments resembling fireworks.
A Jazz commemorative forever stamp is set to be issued March 26 in New Orleans, La. The design by artist Paul Rogers shows five different musicians performing, along with letters spelling the word "Jazz" in white.
Look for additional information about these stamps and other new issues each week in the pages of Linn's Stamp News.
— Jay Bigalke, Linn's online editor and Postmark Pursuit columnist