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Olympic rings & snowflake
Date Issued: 1960-02-18
Postage Value: 4 cents

Commemorative issue
1960 Olympic Winter Games
Olympic rings & snowflake

This stamp honors the games held at Squaw Valley, CA. Beginning in 1924, a Winter Games was begun, to be conducted at a separate cold -weather sports site in the same year as the Summer Games. The Winter Games have continued, but beginning in 1994 they are conducted in the even-number year between opposite the Summer Games. Thus, there will be Olympic competition each even-numbered year.

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