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National Christmas Tree on 1963 5¢ Postage Stamp

15 Jan 2018  Mon

The 1963 5¢ Christmas stamp features the National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C. with the White House in the background. The tree is decorated annually and is a national symbol for the festive season. The Christmas tree at the seasonal ice rink at Rockefeller Center in New York City is another major attraction.

Christmas is celebrated worldwide and the season is considered to be the happiest of all. With the winters coming in, there is a sense of excitement in the air. Countries all over the world have issued beautiful stamps to celebrate this occasion.

The first official Christmas Stamp was issued in 1898 in Canada. The stamp comes with the denomination of 2 cents and was originally meant to celebrate the inauguration of the Imperial Penny Postage rate. Click here to read more!

The new Christmas stamp from Great Britain depicts Cowper Madonna by Raphael which is a painting showcased at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Click here to read more!