Art of Magic Souvenir Postage Stamp Set by USPS
- A FUN Collectible!
- Limited Quantities Available!
- Once They're Gone That's It-No More Forever!
A Magic Collectible That is Sure To Grow In Value as The Years Pass by!
Art of Magic Souvenir U.S. Postage Stamp Set of 3
Through captivating skill and mystique, magicians have been making people believe in magic for centuries. Now the wonder and excitement of magical illusions are captured on U.S. Postal Service Forever stamps.
The Art of Magic Forever stamps were dedicated in 2018 a first-day-of-issue ceremony in Las Vegas at The Orleans Hotel and Casino. The pane of 20 stamps featured digital illustrations of five classic tricks magicians use to amaze and delight audiences. Those full sheets are now sold out and not avaible from the US Postal service. This sheet a lenticular souvenir sheet of three of the stamps is available, featuring a digital illustration that shows a white rabbit actually popping out of a black top hat, a technique used for the first time on a U.S. postage stamp.
The words "The Art of Magic", "Forever" and "USA" appear along the bottom of each stamp. "The Art of Magic" runs across the top of the sheet, which is suitablke for framing! Each of the Three identical stamps on this souvenir sheet features the classic illusion of pulling a rabbit out of a hat. By rotating each stamp, you can see a white rabbit popping out of a blaxck top hat.
“Magic can inspire, enlighten, and unite as a rare and valuable art form, so I’m happy to be part of the unveiling of this very special collection,” added Emmy award winning Illusionist David Copperfield who was also onstage to début the stamps.
Illusions can be broken down into several major categories, including production, mental phenomena, defiance of natural laws, vanishing, and transformation. The original sheet of stamps issuance featured these exploits with classic representations: a rabbit in a top hat (production), a fortune teller using a crystal ball (prediction), a woman floating in air (levitation), an empty bird cage (vanishing), and a bird emerging from a flower (transformation). While these full sheets are no longer avaible you can have this small souviner sheet of Three.
Art director Greg Breeding designed the stamps. Jay Fletcher created the illustrations and served as the typographer. The Art of Magic stamps are being issued as Forever stamps, which will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1-ounce price.
These stamps are sure to be highly collectible for years to come in the magic community.
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