1976 13¢ Skiing
Issue Date: July 16, 1976
City: Lake Placid, NY
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
U.S. #1696 is part of a block of four stamps commemorating the 12th Winter Olympic Games at Innsbruck, Austria, and the 21st Olympiad held in Montreal, Canada.
Interestingly, of the four sports represented, only running dates back to the original Greek Olympic Games.