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Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 8, 2002
Description:
The Postal Service issued four 34-cent Winter Sports commemorative stamps in a self-adhesive pane of twenty in Park City, Utah, on January 8, 2002. The stamps, designed by the firm of Jager Di Paola Kemp of Burlington, Vermont, went on sale nationwide January 9, 2002.
The cold temperatures and snowy conditions that keep many inside during the winter are essential for athletes who take part in winter sports. In 2002, the Postal Service recognized the competitive drive of these athletes by issuing a pane of twenty stamps depicting four popular winter sports: figure skating, ice hockey, snowboarding, and ski jumping.
Sennett Security Products printed 80 million stamps in the gravure process.
Reference:
Postal Bulletin (December 13, 2001).
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Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
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Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2008.2007.153
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8bb162c96-0123-4679-bd2a-8f6acd80f4e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2008.2007.153