Forever stamps. Designed by longtime illustrator and Philatelic artist Ned M. Seidler, they feature wonderful botanical paintings of a variety of evergreens. These claim to be "Holiday Evergreens" which suggests that they will not be around much past the end of the year. Since I love evergreens for not only the winter holidays, but, for their lovely year-round designs, grabbing a stack of these was a no-brainer! And with the postal rates scheduled to increase yet again this coming January, these are a wise investment with regard to money as well as design. No offense to the Liberty Bell, but, aside from my quarterly excise tax bill, who would want to send a brown bell when you can adorn your envelope with a lovely bough of evergreen?