The First Day of Issue ceremony for the US Postal Service Love stamp took place in New York City on January 30, 1986, in time for Valentine's Day mailings. The 22c stamp, which was designed by Saul Mandel, depicts a childlike drawing of a puppy.
- In the film Follow That Bird, Snuffy sends Big Bird a giant postcard, with an equally giant love stamp.
- ↑ This stamp is listed as catalogue number 2202 in Scott 2008 Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps & Covers; Kloetzel, James E., Ed.; Amos Press: Sidney, OH, 2008; p 185.
- ↑ Linn's U.S. Stamp Yearbook 1986; Bougner, Fred; Amos Press: Sidney, OH, 1987; pp 89-92.
- ↑ This program is listed as catalogue number 2202-C1 in Mellone's Specialized Catalogue of First Day Ceremony Programs & Events; Pelcyger, Scott; FDC Publishing: Stewartsville, NJ, 1989; p 104.
- ↑ This FDC is listed as catalogue number 2202-I in Mellone's First Day Cover Photo Encyclopedia of First Cachets Revealed; Monty, Richard A.; Goodson, Mark W.; Doyle, Wendy L.; and Elrod, Norman L.; FDC Publishing: Stewartsville, NJ, 2006; p 474.