‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ stamps show us what the holidays are all about
A Charlie Brown Christmas, the 50-year-old animated special that taught generations of Peanuts fans the true meaning of Christmas and how to make any Christmas tree look special is now being immortalized in U.S. Postal Service Stamps.
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The colorful, and instantly classic, stamp collection commemorates the special’s 50th anniversary and the 65th anniversary of the Peanuts comic strip (which is on Oct. 2). Each stamp will feature an iconic image from the show, including Charlie Brown bringing home the world’s saddest and most famous Christmas tree, Pig Pen’s dirty snowman and Snoopy’s over-decorated dog house. There are also non-denominational “forever” stamps, which means that they can be used to mail First Class letters no matter what the postal rate. Read more…