16 Eames Stamps for 2008

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    Sometime this summer, Charles and Ray will be honored with the release of 16 stamps celebrating their work. Here's more and another post.

    I don't normally post pix that I didn't take, but for this I am making an exception because there are certain protocols with stamps as they are legal tender. We have been working with the post office for over 10 years and it is exciting to finally be able to tell people about these stamps.

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    1. jessilong 76 months ago | reply

      I'm searching for a word that means very very very extremely excited.

    2. mod*mom 76 months ago | reply

      i'm so excited about these stamps!
      i just posted them on my blog mod*mom at modmom.blogspot.com

    3. ericajloh 76 months ago | reply

      Hooray!!! Can't wait.

    4. tinaraegun 73 months ago | reply

      I keep checking the USPS website but I guess they are not out yet? Any word on when they might hit the shelves so to speak :)

    5. eamesd 73 months ago | reply

      Well, the official release date is going to be Charles' 101st birthday--June 17. The first day of issue will be held at the Eames Office in Santa Monica. So it will be at other post offices then as well.

    6. Rocío Olmo 73 months ago | reply

      I'd like to travel to USA this summer, so I'll look for the stamps, I'd be so happy sending a postcard with that!

      :)

    7. six.five 72 months ago | reply

      just pre-ordered mine..great design.

    8. wenders0 71 months ago | reply

      This is sooooo awesome! I can't wait to buy some. I will keep some & give some (maybe. . . )

    9. kaylovesvintage 71 months ago | reply

      where can I pre-order?( help )

    10. kaylovesvintage 71 months ago | reply

      HI, thanks....just did try to order....but they don't send it to Netherlands...

    11. bokeh burger 71 months ago | reply

      i pre-ordered mine but i'll be out of town when they arrive. can't wait to send a letter with one. prettiest letter in the mailbox for sure!

    12. dollbabytina 71 months ago | reply

      mine are on the way!

    13. eamesd 71 months ago | reply

      cool!

      Hi All,

      I got availability questions on alot of these pictures. YES they are out today. First day of issue at 850 Pico in Santa Monica at 11 AM. You are welcome to come.

      But nationwide, anyone can walk into a post office (as I understand it) and buy them or at least order them. International readers may have local stamp brokers with agreements with the US Post Office

      A limited number will be available through the Eames Office starting next week! www.eamesoffice.com

      thanks

      Eames

    14. WhyYouGottaHate 71 months ago | reply

      I went to the post office today to mail stuff (wich I very rarely do) and I saw the eames in the case, I had to buy them. They are sooo beautiful.

    15. jalalspages 61 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Jalalspages Postage Stamps Album, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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