What Are Flag Stamps?


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The term "flag stamp" can refer to any postage stamp that depicts the flag of a nation. In the United States, it is commonly used as an informal name for the "Forever Stamps" and for stamps issued as a part of the "Flags 24/7" series.

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"Forever Stamps," introduced in 2007, have frequently used the image of the American flag for their designs. The "Flags 24/7" series was issued in 2008 and depicts the American flag at sunrise, noon, sunset and after dark. A number of other stamps issued prior to 2007 have images of the American flag and may also be referred to as "flag stamps."

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