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- United States - Commemorative Postage Stamps - horizontal strip of 5
- "The Simpsons" - 2oth Anniversary of the cartoon
- Issued May 7, 2009 / Condition: Mint No-Hinge, Self-adhesive
- Scott# 4399-4403 / Denomination: (44) cents / Color: multi-colored
- (4399) Homer, (4400) Marge, (4401) Bart, (4402) Lisa, (4403) Maggie
- The longest running comedy in the history of American prime-time TV
** Original artwork by Matt Groening, the cartoonist who created the Simpson characters and named them after his own family: parents Marge and Homer, sisters Lisa and Maggie (the baby who conveys emotion by sucking on her pacifier), and his alter ego, Bart.
** The US postal service produced 1 billion stamps but sold only 318 million (2009-2010), resulting in a 1.2 million dollar loss in printing costs. - All unsold stamps were destroyed.