#718 - 3¢ Summer Olympics: Plate Block - violet

The 1932 Summer Olympics, held in Los Angeles, features 1,332 athletes from 37 nations participating in 117 events. Americans Babe Didrikson won two gold medals in javelin and hurdles, and Helen Madison won 3 gold medals in swimming. This was the first stamp issued for the 3¢ letter rate, a rate that would remain until 1958! Scott 718 3¢ Summer Olympics