USPS celebrate's 50th anniversary of Sesame Street with new stamps

Posted at 1:00 PM, Mar 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 14:00:45-04

WASHINGTON — As 'Sesame Street' celebrates its 50th anniversary, the United States Postal Service is releasing new stamps with faces of several beloved characters from the show.

The USPS revealed the new stamps on Tuesday.

16 Muppets are gracing the stamps sheet, which includes, Big Bird, Ernie, Bert, Cookie Monster, Rosita, The Count, Oscar the Grouch, Abby Cadabby, Herry Monster, Julia, Guy Smiley, Snuffleupagus, Elmo, Telly, Grover, and Zoe, USPS officials announced.

"For the last 50 years, it has provided educational programming and entertainment for generations of children throughout the country and around the world," USPS officials said in a news release.

Other new stamps the USPS rolled out will feature Tyrannosaurus Rex and Spooky Silhouettes.

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