Exploring Jay Leno’s Garage

Roar down memory lane with this 13 x 14-inch, ready-to-hang artwork that displays a sheet of 2013 limited-edition Muscle Cars (Forever®) stamps. Click the image for details.

Jay Leno is the owner of an extensive car collection. Car buffs can browse photographs and watch videos featuring the late-night host’s impressive array of vehicles on Leno’s website, Jay Leno’s Garage.

Recently Post Master General Patrick R. Donahoe appeared on a Jay Leno’s Garage video segment. Over the years, the U.S. Postal Service has released many automotive-themed stamps. Some feature vehicles that are similar to the ones in Leno’s impressive collection. Here are a few examples:

  • The 2013 Muscle Cars Forever® stamps, the third issuance in the America on the Move series, feature a 1967 Shelby GT-500. Leno has several Shelbys in his collection.
  • The 2005 50s Sporty Cars 37-cent stamps, the first issuance in the America on the Move series, showcase 1953 Chevrolet Corvette. Leno also has Corvettes in his collection.
  • Leno has several Duesenbergs in his collection. The 1988 25-cent Classic Cars stamp included a 1935 Duesenberg.
  • In 1985, the Postal Service issued a 12-cent stamp featuring a 1909 Stanley Steamer. In his collection, Leno has multiple restored Stanley Steamers.
  • The 2006 39-cent American Motorcycles stamps featured a 1965 Harley-Davidson. Leno has multiple Harleys in his fleet.

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The 2013 Muscle Cars Forever® stamps have been so popular that USPS has ordered a second printing. Wow! Add some to your collection today before they speed away . . . forever.

Muscle Cars Forever® Stamps Take a Victory Lap

Great news! The Muscle Cars Forever® stamps are being reprinted!

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“Shelby®” and “GT-500®” are registered trademarks of Carroll Shelby Licensing, Inc. used under license. Dodge Charger Daytona and Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda are trademarks of Chrysler Group LLC. General Motors Chevelle and Pontiac Trademarks used under license to the USPS. MUSTANG is a registered trademark of Ford Motor Company.

Since their debut at Daytona International Speedway in February, these five stamps—the latest in the —have raced off the shelves into the hands of collectors and car fans across the country, prompting more than one blogger out there to proclaim stamp collecting cool. (But we always knew that, right?!)

Initially, USPS printed 35 million Muscle Cars stamps, and so far 16 million of them have sold. An additional 30 million stamps were scheduled for distribution last week, and they should begin arriving in Post Offices around the country shortly. You can also find the stamps online at usps.com/stamps or by calling ().

By the way, Father’s Day is just a week away. If your dad loves fast, powerful cars, the Muscle Cars stamps or a frameable print of his favorite car would make a great gift. Visit to see all your Muscle Cars options.

Muscle Cars Stamps Dedication Ceremony This Wednesday

What do you get when you bring the U.S. Postal Service and Mecum Auctions together at the Indiana State Fairgrounds? A muscle car extravaganza!

1970HemiCuda-Forever-single-v6Since it began 26 years ago, Dana Mecum’s Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis has featured the largest auction of muscle cars in the world. This year, USPS will celebrate the raw power of the performance vehicle at the Spring Classic event by dedicating five, limited-edition stamps featuring iconic muscle cars: the 1966 Pontiac GTO, 1967 Shelby GT-500, 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona, 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda and 1970 Chevelle SS.

The Spring Classic Auction will take place from May 14 to May 19, 2013, at the Indiana State Fairgrounds (1202 E 38th St, Indianapolis, IN). Gates open daily Tuesday through Sunday at 9 a.m. Greater Indiana District Manager, Operations Programs Support Dale Sparks will dedicate the five Muscle Car stamps at a ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, May 15, at 11 a.m. EDT.

The third in the America on the Move series, the Muscle Cars stamps are being issued as Forever® stamps in self-adhesive sheets of 20 stamps (four stamps of each design). Forever stamps are always equal in value to the First-Class Mail one-ounce price, which currently is 46 cents. You can find the Muscle Cars stamps online, by called 1-, or in a Post Office near you.

Muscle Cars or Johnny Cash? Which will be Stamp Madness champion?

The 2013 Stamp Madness championship round has finally arrived! An exciting two weeks of friendly stamps competition has led up to this moment, and we hope you’ve enjoyed the fun as much as we have. Now it’s your turn to decide which stamp (or stamps!) will be crowned champion.

Will it be Muscle Cars?

General Motors Chevelle and Pontiac Trademarks used under license to the USPS.

General Motors Chevelle and Pontiac Trademarks used under license to the USPS.

Or Johnny Cash?


Name and likeness under license from the John R. Cash Revocable Trust.

To vote, just leave a comment with the name of your favorite. You can also vote and join the conversation with like-minded stamps fans on and Twitter (#stampmadness). The stamp with the most “action” will win the competition to become 2013 Stamp Madness Champion. Get voting!