Sunday, April 8, 2018

H is for Half Pipe

H is for Half Pipe, as in the snowboarding sports event.

A bit late, given that the Winter Olympics has been over for weeks now. Although yesterday we had snow on the ground - getting a bit ridiculous to still be having winter in April :)

Here the winter sport event is featured on a stamp celebrating the Salt Lake City winter games held in 2002.

34c was the first class rate back then, last year 34c was the domestic postcard rate (this year it went up 1c to 35c).




To see more stamps with an H theme, check out the links at Sunday Stamps.

12 comments:

  1. We went today for almost the same word! :)

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  2. That is a cool design, the half-pipe!
    (I am oh so envious of your .35¢ postcard rate)

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    1. I am surprised the post office hasn't scrapped it - I don't see how it is profitable.

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  3. embarrassed to admit, didn't now till now this was referred to as half-pipe... every day we learn something new :)

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    1. And fun to learn something through stamps, for sure.

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  4. The running joke here seems to be "what a nice winter we're having this spring"!

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  5. now I know what half-pipe is, thank you :D

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  6. Interesting view. I imagine these sportspeople have amazing spatial awareness.

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  7. Happy to be of half-pipe service :)

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