Jimi Hendrix Postal Stamp

Posted: March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Whiskey. Guns. Guitars.

Jimi Hendrix  Stamp – On sale now. 

Jimi Hendrix receives his own US Postal Service Forever stamp. Jimi Hendrix receives his own US Postal Service Forever stamp.

Jimi Hendrix, who is undoubtedly one of the most influential musicians ever, is finally receiving his own postage stamp from the US Postal Service. The stamps went on sale March 13th on the USP web site. The stamp was created by artist Rudy Gutierrez and is said to reference the butterflies from my personal favorite Hendrix song, ‘Little Wing’.

Hendrix is depicted wearing one of his signature military jackets and playing one of his white Fender Strats.

The Jimi Hendrix DCP Keepsake from the USPS The Jimi Hendrix DCP Keepsake from the USPS

“The technical challenge was making art that will still read at stamp size, so it was a matter of not being overly complicated,” Gutierrez says in a media release. “It was important to make the art accessible … and to be true to the incredible combination of rawness and virtuosity that was…

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