Friday, November 15, 2013

UPDATED: Potter: Harry Potter Forever USPS Stamps, Hogwarts at Christmas at WB Studio Tour

USPS are to release a set of exclusive set of Harry Potter stamps next Tuesday, 19th November. Some images of some of the stamps can be seen in our gallery, while a Snitchseeker exclusive, McGonagal, is left.

More details of how to order a set are below:

Distribution: Item 471100, Harry Potter, $9.20 (Forever® priced at 46 cents) First-Class Mail PSA Booklet of 20 Stamps

How to Order the First-Day-of-Issue Postmark

Customers have 90 days to obtain the first-day-of-issue postmark by mail. They may purchase new stamps at their local Post Office™, at The Postal Store® website at, or by calling 800-STAMP-24. They should affix the stamps to envelopes of their choice, address the envelopes (to themselves or others), and place them in a larger envelope addressed to:
Harry Potter Stamp
PO Box 620045
Orlando, FL 32862-0045
After applying the first-day-of-issue postmark, the Postal Service will return the envelopes through the mail. There is no charge for the postmark up to a quantity of 50. For more than 50, customers have to pay five cents each. All orders must be postmarked by February 19, 2014.

How to Order First-Day Covers

The Postal Service also offers first-day covers for new stamp issues and Postal Service stationery items post­marked with the official first-day-of-issue cancellation. Each item has an individual catalog number and is offered in the quarterly USA Philatelic catalog, online at, or by calling 800-782-6724. Customers may request a free catalog by calling 800-782-6724 or writing to:
U.S. Postal Service
Catalog Request
PO Box 219014
Kansas City, MO 64121-9014

You can Pre-order here. The official unveiling of the complete set will occur at the Wizarding World Theme Park in Orlando on Novemer 19th.
5 new stamp images are now available in the gallery including Fawkes and Luna Lovegood.

In other fan event news, the official Christmas event at Warner Bros Studio Tour has begin will the placing of snow on the Hogwarts model. Some Christmas trees were also added and a picture of Hogwarts can be seen right, with a picture of tv star Amanda Holden beside a Christmas tree inset.

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