In 1988 and 1995, the National Audubon Society’s conservation stamps included paintings of California condors by the artist Michael Warren. The detailed habitat elements are a notable feature of these paintings.
For this post, I show 3 cachets, or first-day covers, that each include a conservation stamp and a larger version of the image by Warren that appears on the stamp.
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Postal-related items concerning the California condor continue finding their way into my collection. Here are more postcards, postage stamps, and first day covers.
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Previous posts have shown postage stamps, first day covers, and postcards that feature images of the California condor. This post includes more of all 3 kinds of postal items.
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The California condor has found its way on to beautiful postage stamps in recent years. Some of the condor images on these stamps are by prominent wildlife artists.
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A quarter-century after the release of its first California condor postage stamp in 1971, the U.S. Post Office released a new condor stamp. The 1996 version shows a full-color close-up photograph of an adult condor’s head:
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