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October 21, 1996 – September 11, 1997
Museum: Postal Museum
Location: Stamps and Stories, Lower Level
This exhibition explores interesting facts behind the creation of 6 individual stamps and includes the first Christmas stamp, the first stamp to show an airplane, a Belgian stamp that carried a detachable label warning not to use the stamp on Sundays, and an image of a ship that was used for 2 different stamps.