32c Year of the Ox single
- The Postal Service celebrated the Year of the Ox with the issuance of a 32-cent stamp on January 5, 1997, in Honolulu, Hawaii. The stamp went on sale nationwide January 6.
- Designed by Clarence Lee of Honolulu, Hawaii, the stamp features a paper-cut design of an ox and Chinese calligraphy on the upper left corner of the stamp. The ox represents a successful harvest and is the second symbol of twelve in the Chinese zodiac. 1997 was the fifth year the US Postal Service commemorated the Lunar New Year with a design from the Chinese zodiac.
- The stamp, in a pane of twenty, was printed by Stamp Venturers, Inc., in the gravure process.
- Postal Bulletin (December 5, 1996).
- perf. 11.2
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- Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
- January 5, 1997
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- Postage Stamps
- paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / photogravure
- United States of America
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- National Postal Museum Collection
- Scott Catalogue USA 3120
- National Postal Museum
- Holidays & Celebrations
- Asian-Pacific American Heritage
- Contemporary (1990-present)
- U.S. Stamps
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