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The 1993 Christmas Contemporary stamps

The 1993 Christmas Contemporary stamps

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The 1993 Christmas Contemporary stamps were issued to commemorate the holiday season and featured contemporary designs reflecting the spirit of Christmas. Here are the details of the stamps:

  • Stamp Category: Commemorative
  • Set: Christmas Contemporary
  • Value: 29¢, First Class Mail Rate
  • First Day of Issue: October 21, 1993
  • First Day City: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Quantity Issued: 1,000,000,000
  • Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
  • Printing Method: Photogravure
  • Format: Booklet pane of 20 (4 designs, 5 of each)
  • Perforations: 11.3 x 11.1 (sheetfed)
  • Tagging: None

Why the stamps were issued: The stamps were issued to celebrate the Christmas season and to convey the festive spirit through contemporary designs.

About the stamp designs: The designs featured various contemporary interpretations of Christmas themes, including depictions of a Christmas tree, a snowman, a wreath, and a bell. These designs aimed to capture the joy and warmth associated with the holiday season.

First Day City: The stamps were issued in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, a city with a significant connection to the Christmas story, as it is traditionally considered the birthplace of Jesus Christ.

The 1993 Christmas Contemporary stamps offered a modern take on traditional holiday imagery, allowing people to share the spirit of Christmas through colorful and vibrant designs.

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