Steve Jobs face to appear on US postage stamp

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The original apple genius, Steve jobs, may soon be receiving a very prestigious honor — his face on a postage stamp.

The black turtleneck aficionado is on a list of approved stamp subjects recently obtained by The Washington Post.

Other American icons who made the list? Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix, and legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor.

Now don’t rush out to your local post office just yet – these stamps likely won’t be produced until 2015, so you have a little bit of a wait before you can start sticking Mr. Jobs’ face all over your correspondence.

The tech visionary seems like a strange choice to put on snail mail, which – let’s face it – is a little old-fashioned in the email age.

But these pop culture stamp subjects are reportedly an effort by the cash-strapped postal service to appeal to a younger demographic.

Nice try, postal service, but when you’re suffering from money problems totaling in the billions, it’s going to take a lot more than “cool” stamps to pull you out of the hole.