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Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
October 1, 2007
Description:
On October 1, 2007, in Washington, DC, the Postal Service issued the 41-cent Polar Lights commemorative stamps. Phil Jordan of Falls Church, Virginia, designed the stamps.
This pane of twenty stamps features photographs of auroras. Fred Hirschmann of Wasilla, Alaska, made the photograph of the aurora borealis, or northern lights. Per-Andre Hoffmann, who resides in Manila, Philippines, made the photograph of the aurora australis, a phenomenon of the southern polar region.
These two designs were previously issued as 84-cent stamps on a $1.68 International Polar Year souvenir sheet on February 21, 2007.
Reference:
Postal Bulletin (August 30, 2007).
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Topic:
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Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2008.2005.1
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm86c14750b-3bf6-4b6d-ab93-820f57489e1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2005.1