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Olympic Winter Games Issue

4c Olympic Winter Games single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1146
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

Date:
February 18, 1960
Medium:
paper; ink (dull blue); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5312
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
California

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