Issue Date: October 1, 1989
City: Orlando, FL
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed and engraved
A pre-historic dimension was added to stamp collecting when the Postal Service issued a block of four Dinosaur stamps. They were issued on October 1st, to coincide with the beginning of National Stamp Collecting Month.
The stegosaurus, pictured on U.S. #2424, is ambling up a landscape as rough and uneven as his armor-plating.