#1791 – 1979 Summer Olympics, Runner 15c

U.S. #1791
1979 15¢ Runners
Summer Olympic Games
Issue Date: September 28, 1979
City: Los Angeles, California
Quantity: 46,726,250
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 11
Color: Multicolored
This stamp is part of a block of four issued to commemorate the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow. However, they were removed from sale to support President Jimmy Carter's decision to boycott the games. Once the games ended, the stamps were sold again.
 
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U.S. #1791
1979 15¢ Runners
Summer Olympic Games

Issue Date: September 28, 1979
City: Los Angeles, California
Quantity: 46,726,250
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 11
Color: Multicolored

This stamp is part of a block of four issued to commemorate the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow. However, they were removed from sale to support President Jimmy Carter's decision to boycott the games. Once the games ended, the stamps were sold again.