Muslim ‘Eid’ Stamp Reissued at New Rate


The Eid stamp commemorating Muslim holy days was reissued Friday, the Postal Service said.

The stamp, first issued in 2001, was released at the new 41-cent first class rate that took effect in May.

The stamp observes the two most important festivals in the Islamic calendar: Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha…

The image on the stamp contains calligraphy of the phrase "eid mubarak," meaning "blessed festival" or "may your religious holiday be blessed."

On the Net: U.S. Postal Service: http://www.usps.com

ACTION REQUESTED:

BUY and USE the Eid stamp. The Postal Service produced 40 million 41-cent Eid stamps in sheets of 20 that are available for purchase at local Post Offices, online at www.usps.com/shop, or by calling 800-STAMP-24.

 


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