1976 13¢ Winter Pastime
Issue Date: October 27, 1976
City: Boston, MA
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
The subject of this Christmas issue is a lithograph by Nathaniel Currier from 1855, entitled "Winter Pastime." Currier created it two years before he became a partner with James Ives.
U.S. #1702 and #1703 feature the same design; however, #1702 has sharp colors and ½ mm space between the title and the design. U.S. #1703 has dull colors by comparison, and ¾ mm space between the title and the design.