In recent years, the U.S. Postal Service has issued pop-culture stamps it hopes will sell — even if not all of the subjects have stood the test of time. Here are some of its biggest hits and misses.
Harry PotterA close up look of a new stamp being released Tuesday by the Postal Service featuring the popular literary and movie character Harry Potter. The series of stamps were the brainchild of the Postal Service’s new marketing staff, which bypassed the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee, a secretive panel of prominent American cultural figures charged with researching and recommending subjects for stamps.U.S. Postal Service