1979 Special Olympics Block of 4 15c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 1788

1979 Special Olympics Block of 4 15c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 1788

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On August 9, 1979 in Brockport, NY., commemorated the foundation of the Special Olympics, created by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. The Special Olympics is the world's largest program of athletic competition and sports training for the mentally retarded. Its theme, "You Can," gives people with special needs a chance to develop their skills and to grow both mentally and physically.

 

These are real USPS postage stamps that are accepted by the USA Postal Service as payment for mail posted in the USA however the total rates on the stamps posted must equal or exceed the current appropriate postal mailing rate or extra postage must be paid.

 

The stamp set shown in the picture is a stock photo and is likely not a picture of the exact stamp set you will receive in that it may differ in plate number and/or orientation. However the item you will receive will be similar including having a plate number (if one is present in the photos) and the same number of stamps. Stamps titled as MNH, OG will have no significant creases or unnatural gum disturbances unless otherwise noted.