The Postal Service issued 33-cent Love: Victorian Hearts (1-oz.) and 55-cent (2-oz.) Love: Victorian Hearts special stamps on January 28, 1999, in Loveland, Colorado.
These stamps are particularly appropriate for wedding invitations and announcements, wedding RSVPs, Valentine's Day cards, and other greetings of affection. The stamps were the first US self-adhesives die-cut to the shape of the images depicted.
The stamps were designed by John Grossman and Holly Sudduth of Point Richmond, California. The 33-cent stamp was issued in a self-adhesive convertible booklet of twenty and was printed by Avery Dennison in the gravure process. The 55-cent stamps were issued in a self-adhesive pane of twenty and were printed by the Banknote Corporation of America, Inc., in the offset process.
Postal Bulletin (December 31, 1998).