Muppet Stamps!

The United States Postal Service released a sheet of 37-cent First Class postage stamps in September, 2005, honoring Jim Henson and the Muppets. The Henson stamp featured a 1986 photograph by Norman Seeff. The photos on the Muppet stamps were commissioned specifically for the set of stamps.

My former boss of 12 years, Jane, gave me these, and I have treasured them. Funny thing is, I am positive that the picture of Jim at the bottom of the spread has been altered to include Kermit–he doesn’t seem to be looking at Kermit. And also because this is the original photo:

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2 comments

  1. I also have a set of these. I bought a bunch of them and used all of them, saving one sheet to look at now and again. I never noticed the altered photo-fascinating! The photos from these stamps continue to pop up all over the place, including the opening of the recent Letters to Santa Christmas special.

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