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How about those commercialized designs?........7/24/2018

The USPS is now beginning to promote this year’s holiday stamps for Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid, Diwali and Kwanzaa, as well as promoting several of its previous years’ issues “while supplies last.” Included in with the as-non-offensive-as-possible designs is a group of four “Sparkling Holidays” Santa stamps featuring artwork by Haddon Sundblom that was originally used for Coca-Cola promotional advertising during the 1940s adn ’60s. While these are attractive designs, how do you feel about the continued branding and commercialization of U.S. stamp designs? It certainly makes me a bit uneasy…

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