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15c Javelin stamp

United States Postal Service1979-09-05

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

This stamp, which commemorates the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, was released prior to the US-led boycott of the games due to the Soviet's invasion of Afghanistan. The United States did not participate in the 1980 Summer Olympics.

Scott Catalogue USA: 1790

Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 1999.2004.99

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  • Title: 15c Javelin stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1979-09-05
  • Subject Keywords: Olympics, Javelin, stamp
  • Medium: paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / photogravure

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