The sheet shows children of all races, playing with each other. The text on the upper selvedge says:
(Top left) "Postmaster Einar Holbøll's idea for the Christmas Seal is for the benefit of children all over the world every single day throughout the year."
(Top right) "This year the Christmas Seals are issued for the 50th time. Every single day throughout the year 367 Danish children are in the social care of our welfare homes."
14th November 1953.
Print run: 75 mill.
Price when published: 0.02 DKK per seal in full sheets of 50.
|Published 1999. Revised 08 okt 2004
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