“A Charlie Brown Christmas” postage stamps to debut Oct. 1

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Charlie Brown fans will have a chance to order an early Christmas present with the debut of 10 different "Charlie Brown Christmas" Forever U.S. Postal Service stamps on Oct. 1.

The booklet of 20 stamps features 10 still frames from the 1965 TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas" (two of each design) celebrating the classic's 50thanniversary.

The official dedication ceremony will take place at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, CA, at 9 a.m. Pacific Time, Oct. 1.

The event is free and open to the public and the stamps will be available nationwide that day. Customers may pre-order the stamps now through this link only for delivery shortly after Oct. 1.

Scheduled to join Postmaster General Megan Brennan at the ceremony are: Schulz's widow Jean Schulz; Schulz's son Craig Schulz; and, A Charlie Brown Christmas Executive Producer Lee Mendelson.

The stamp images include: Charlie Brown holding the sapling that eventually becomes his Christmas tree; Charlie Brown and Pigpen with a snowman; Snoopy and children ice skating; the cast of the program gathered around the Christmas tree; Linus kneeling by the sparsely decorated Christmas tree; Charlie Brown checking his mailbox for a Christmas card; Charlie Brown and Linus leaning on a snowy brick wall; Charlie Brown and Linus standing by the Christmas tree; a frustrated Charlie Brown standing in front of Snoopy’s doghouse; and, Charlie Brown decorating the tree in front of the prize-winning lights display on Snoopy’s doghouse. Art director Antonio Alcalá Alexandria VA, designed the stamps.

See the stamps here.