Sunday, February 14, 2010

Snowboarder On Postage Stamp For Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

Stamp collectors and winter sports fans have a new stamp to add to their collection. On Friday at the Sprint US Snowboarding Grand Prix in Utah, the US Postal Service unveiled a new stamp commemorating the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

The new stamp was designed by Steve McCracken and features a snowboarder in mid-air. The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics will be the first Olympics that . . .

Full story at: Huliq News

Countdown to 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics: National Postal Museum's Olympic Postage Stamps

As we count down the hours until the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, we thought we’d take a look at past Olympics games to mark the occasion.

The National Postal Museum’s online exhibit, Playing to Win: American Sports & Athletes on Stamps, gives some historical context to U.S. participation in the games.

The oldest Olympic stamp in the collection is a . . .

Full story at: Smithsonian Magazine