4c Olympic Winter Games single

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Title
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
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February 18, 1960
Object number
1980.2493.5312
Printer
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Topic
Sports
Organizations & Associations
Place
California
United States of America
Medium
paper; ink (dull blue); adhesive / engraving
National Postal Museum
Type
Postage Stamps