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Christmas Postage Stamps

1965_11_02 $.05 Angel Gabriel blowing his horn; based on watercolor by Lucille Gloria Chabot

Collectible Stamps Gallery: United States, 1965 Christmas Stamp

1967_11_06 $.05 The design was essentially the same as the 1966 Christmas stamp, except this mint stamp is taller and a larger portion of Hans Memling's painting "Madonna and Child with Angels" is shown.

Collectible Stamps Gallery: United States 1967Christmas Stamp

1968_11_01 $.06 This Christmas issue features a design showing a portion of the painting "The Annunciation" by the 15th century Flemish artist Jan van Eyck. This was the first stamp printed on the multicolor Huck press.

Collectible Stamps Gallery: United States 1968 Christmas Stamp

1975_10_14 $.10 This traditional Christmas stamp was designed by Stevan Dohanos and features the painting "Madonna and Child," by Ghirlandaio. Due to an impending postage rate change, the stamp was issued without a denomination- the date of a change from 10c to 13c was not known at the time of printing; the stamp ended up being issued prior to the rate change and it is thus a 10c stamp.

1974_10_23 $.10 This traditional Christmas stamp features an angel - the "Perussis Altarpiece" (painting by an anonymous French artist, 1480) located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

1973_11_07 $.08 The contemporary Christmas stamp was designed by Dolli Tingle and features a Christmas tree with ornaments in needlepoint.

1982_11_03 $.20 The contemporary Christmas stamps was designed by Chuck Ripper. this mint attached block of four mint stamps features children and adults (a dog is also in the designs) sledding, building a snowman, ice skating, and decorating a Christmas tree. The design includes the text "Season's Greetings."