Portland Oregon-based Columbia Helicopters Appears On Postage Stamp
The government of Palau issued a special “stamp set” in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Helicopter flight in 2007. The Palau Postal Service used two images of Chinook helicopters on the stamp set, but didn’t tell anyone at Columbia that one of the company’s helicopters would appear prominently on the stamp.
Since no one notified Columbia about the stamp, the company learned about the special issue stamp through an accidental discovery – on eBay.
“I perform an occasional search on eBay just to see what I can find,” said Dan Sweet, Columbia’s Public Relations Manager. “It was quite a shock to . . .
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