Is Your Collection Missing the 2002 Commemorative Year Set?
Contents: YS2002 (3552-60, 3650-79, 3692, 3695) 41 Stamps
With one easy order, you can get 41 commemorative stamps issued in 2002 – you’ll save time and money.
Winter Sports – The 2002 Winter Olympic Games held in Salt Lake City, Utah, displayed the events shown on these stamps: ski jumping, snowboarding, ice hockey, and figure skating. Snow boarding became an Olympic sport at the 1998 games.
Langston Hughes – Poet Langston Hughes was known for his colorful, perceptive portrayals of poor, working-class black Americans. He is honored on the 25th issue of the Black Heritage Series.
John James Audubon – Audubon (1785-1851) had a dream of drawing each American bird in “its natural size and colouring.” In “The Birds of America,” Audubon captured 1,065 individual birds on 435 hand-colored plates. The John James Audubon stamp is the 2002 addition to the American Treasures Series that was introduced in 2001.
Harry Houdini – World-renowned escape artist Houdini (1874-1926) offered rewards to anyone who could successfully restrain him. He was once locked in a U.S. mail pouch. He always escaped. The Houdini stamp, when viewed through a special decoder lens, shows Houdini wrapped in chains – one of his most famous stunts.
Andy Warhol – Warhol (1928-87) was a leader of the 1960s’ Pop Art movement. Pop artists focused on familiar commercial images that had become part of the popular culture. Warhol became famous in 1962 with silkscreen prints of Marilyn Monroe, dollar notes, and Campbell’s Soup Cans.
Ogden Nash – American humorist and poet Nash (1902-71) wrote light-hearted, whimsical, and sometimes nonsensical verse. He often used extremely large poetic license to create comical rhymes and puns. Ogden Nash is the 18th honoree of the Literary Arts Series.
Irving Berlin – For the better part of the twentieth century and through two World Wars, Berlin (1888-1989) composed many of America’s most popular songs. Many of his creations, like “White Christmas” and “God Bless America,” have become American classics.
Cary Grant – Movie star Cary Grant debuted in films in 1932 and retired from the screen in 1966. Grant received a special Academy Award in 1970, in recognition of his film career. He was the eighth star honored in the Legends of Hollywood Series.
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