Looking Back at Holiday Stamps

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50 Years of Holiday Stamps

The U.S. Post Office Department issued its first Christ­mas stamp in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on November 1, 1962. Customers had requested such a stamp for years. During the stamp dedication ceremony, Postmaster Gen­eral J. Edward Day said that the stamp would be the first in a series of Christmas stamps.

50 Years of Holiday Stamps: Overview and List

Holiday Celebration: Christmas Series | Slideshow | USA Philatelic.

Holiday Celebration: Holiday Series | Slideshow | USA Philatelic

This is from last year, but worth repeating.  Courtesy of Ruralinfo.net.

On a personal note, I was born in October of 1962, so this was a look back at 50 Christmas seasons for me 🙂

Written by Lisa.Bowes

December 21st, 2012 at 10:27 am

Posted in USPS

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