Norman Rockwell: City Mail Delivery

drawing of a mail carrier holding an umbrella and a child and a dog alongside the carrier

Artist: Norman Rockwell
First day of issue: October 26, 1963

Wolff pencil on paper

Although this stamp was issued in 1963, its artwork is a timeless tribute to a service that nearly all city-dwelling Americans now take for granted. This illustration is also vintage Rockwell, from the dutiful civil servant and the enthusiastic youth to the dog racing purposefully at their heels.

Art of the Stamp