Beautiful Blooms

The United States Postal Service, Postmaster General’s Collection
October 4, 2017
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stamp art of robin
The United States Postal Service, Postmaster General’s Collection

20c Michigan approved stamp art

ISSUE: State Birds and Flowers
MEDIUM board; gouache
ILLUSTRATORS Arthur and Alan Singer
FIRST DAY OF ISSUE April 14, 1982

The robin, a state bird of Connecticut, Wisconsin and Michigan, is perched on the branches of a blossoming apple tree. The final stamp was part of a fifty- stamp pane designed by a father and son team. The father, Arthur, created the bird design, and Alan fashioned the flower design.  

The United States Postal Service, Postmaster General’s Collection