The sheet shows children in winter time, playing around in the middle of a flock of carrier doves with letters in their beaks.  The text on the lower selvedge says:  "In 1953 the idea of the Christmas Seal had been working for 50 years, and in Ýrer [Danish cents] collected more than 16 mill. kroner for the benefit of the children."

Published 16th November 1953.
Print run: 60 mill.

Price when published: 0.02 DKK per seal in full sheets of 50.

First published December 1999. Last revised  12 jun 2004 
Copyright © 1999 by Ann Mette Heindorff
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