Skip to main content

4c Olympic Winter Games single

Object Details

See more items in
National Postal Museum Collection
Date
February 18, 1960
Object number
1980.2493.5312
Description
This Olympic Winter Games Issue stamp commemorates the opening of the Eighth Olympic Winter Games, held in Squaw Valley, California, February 18-29, 1960. The first celebration of the Winter Olympics was held in Chamonix, France, in 1924. They are held every four years. The stamp features the Olympic Rings and a snowflake.
United States; California; Squaw Valley; winter; Olympics; four; years; sports; athlete; games; rings; snowflake
Printer
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Topic
Sports
Organizations & Associations
U.S. Stamps
Place
California
United States of America
Medium
paper; ink (dull blue); adhesive / engraving
Data Source
National Postal Museum
Type
Postage Stamps
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8a036141a-7b9c-45ff-b28d-7374fcd74ac3
Record ID
npm_1980.2493.5312

4c Olympic Winter Games single

Back to Top Back to Main Content