1977 13¢ Rural Mailbox
Issue Date: October 21, 1977
City: Omaha, NE
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
In 1977, the Contemporary Christmas stamp pictured a snow-covered rural mailbox brimming with cards and packages. Rural mailboxes came into use in 1896 and represented a new link for isolated farm families with the rest of the world.