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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest December 13, 2010

December 13, 2010 09:47 AM

Several U.S. Notes readers picked up on the fact that the snowman in the December cartoon caption contest stamp has a traditional pipe in his mouth. This 37¢ Snowman stamp, shown in Figure 2, is one of four Christmas stamps issued in 2002.

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest November 8, 2010

November 08, 2010 09:57 AM

The 44¢ Early TV Memories issue of 2009 is one of my personal favorites, as I grew up with many of the featured programs as daily or weekly fare.

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest October 11, 2010

October 11, 2010 10:04 AM

Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park is featured on the 8¢ National Parks Centennial issue of 1972

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest September 6, 2010

September 06, 2010 10:11 AM

A number of philosophers responded to the cartoon caption contest for September that featured the 33¢ 1970s Fashion stamp from the Celebrate the Century series (Scott 3189).

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest August 2, 2010

August 02, 2010 10:15 AM

How many readers can identify the first name of Sargent Snorkel, one of the two characters shown on the 44¢ Beetle Bailey stamp?

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest July 5, 2010

July 05, 2010 10:20 AM

A luge competitor is featured on the 29¢ stamp shown in Figure 2.

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest June 7, 2010

June 07, 2010 10:27 AM

The June cartoon caption contest stamp in Figure 2 features the 29¢ Discus Thrower from the 1991 issue which promoted the upcoming 1992 Summer Olympics, and the stamp design seems to have brought those same dog-and-disk images to mind for several readers.

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest May 10, 2010

May 10, 2010 10:35 AM

Thanks to U.S. Notes readers for a large group of highly entertaining entries for the May cartoon caption contest featuring the venerable 24¢ Curtiss Jenny Invert airmail stamp of 1918 (Scott C3a) shown in Figure 3.

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest April 5, 2010

April 05, 2010 10:41 AM

There must be a lot of dog owners among U.S. Notes readers, as one thought dominated the entries in the April cartoon caption contest that featured the 1969 10¢ First Man on the Moon stamp shown in Figure 4.

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest March 1, 2010

March 01, 2010 10:44 AM

The March cartoon caption contest using the 41¢ Dumbo and Timothy Mouse stamp in Figure 3 from the 2007 The Art of Disney issue, brought out some vitriolic thoughts on both ends of the political spectrum.

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest February 1, 2010

February 01, 2010 10:49 AM

The 2010 Olympic Winter Games are now a memory, but there were lots of great performances. Few were more likely to set the viewer on edge than the snowboarding acrobatics, as portrayed on the new 44¢ Olympic Winter Games stamp shown in Figure 3.

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U.S. Notes Cartoon Contest January 4, 2010

January 04, 2010 10:54 AM

Many of the entries in last month's cartoon caption contest, featuring the 44¢ Hawaii Statehood stamp shown in Figure 4, cast the surfers and canoe paddlers as postal employees.
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