2019 USPS Frog Stamp Forever Stamps 100pcs/Pack
The captivating 2019 USPS Frog Stamp collection celebrates the diverse and fascinating world of frogs.
Frogs are found on every continent, with over 4,800 unique species inhabiting the Earth, including over 90 species within the United States alone.
Each stamp in this collection showcases one of four remarkable North American frogs:
The Pacific tree frog: Renowned for its iconic “rib-bit, rib-bit” call, this frog has earned the nickname “Hollywood frog” due to its frequent appearances in movies and TV shows that depict nighttime scenes.
The northern leopard frog: Recognized for its distinctive snoring-like noise resembling a rattle, followed by a series of charming “chuckling” or “clucking” sounds.
The American green tree frog: This rain frog, also known as the cowbell frog, becomes particularly vocal after a warm rain, filling the surroundings with its delightful chorus.
The squirrel tree frog: Noted for its raspy, quack-like call that resembles the scolding sound of gray squirrels. It can be found in regions stretching from southeastern Virginia through Florida and along the Gulf Coast to Texas.
Designed by William J. Gicker, these frog stamps beautifully bring to life the digital illustrations by Nancy Stahl. With a captivating palette of green and brown colors, each stamp vividly captures the unique characteristics of its featured frog, ensuring a visually stunning representation.
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of frogs with the 2019 USPS Frog Stamp collection, a tribute to these extraordinary creatures’ diverse beauty and enchanting calls.
These Frog Forever Stamps were issued by the United States Postal Service on August 1, 2019.
Offset printed in panes of 20 stamps per pane by Ashton Potter.
The stamps have clean-cut perforations measuring 11.5 x 11.
The frog photographs are printed in vivid green hues. The stamp borders and text are printed in black and white.
Each stamp features a solo photograph of one of the four frog species. The denominations “FOREVER” and “USA” are printed along the bottom border.
The frog photographs were taken by natural science photographer Matt Knoth to showcase the diversity and beauty of North American frog species.
These stamps are part of the USPS “Frogs” stamp series featuring native frog species. They represent an important part of America’s biodiversity.
Frogs play a vital role in ecosystems and inspire fascination. These stamps help promote frog conservation.