The U.S. Postal Service has revealed its 2013 Lunar New Year stamp design. The stamp contains imagery of firecrackers, paper-cut designs and Chinese calligraphy to celebrate the Year of the Snake. The Lunar New Year falls on Sunday, Feb. 10 this year. This is the sixth stamp in the Lunar New Year stamp series, which will continue through 2019 with the Years of the Horse, Ram, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Boar.
The stamp was illustrated by illustrator Kam Mak, an artist who was born in Hong Kong, grew up New York City's Chinatown and now lives in Brooklyn. The stamps can be purchased here
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