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Christmas stamps poster

Description:

Post Office Department poster in red, green and black ink on a white background reads "Beautify Your Christmas Cards with Christmas Stamps Mail Early" and includes a black and white reproduction of the first US postage stamp with a Christmas design, Scott Catalogue USA 1205, featuring a holly wreath and candles which was issued on November 1st of the year with a 4-cent denomination.

Date:
1962
Markings:
BEAUTIFY / YOUR / CHRISMAS / CARDS / WITH / CHRISTMAS / STAMPS / MAIL / Early
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 18 1/8 x 8 1/16 in. (46 x 20.5 cm)
Museum ID:
2010.2004.44

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