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Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Wrong Statue of Liberty! And other stamp catastrophes


This image provided by the US Postal Service shows a postage stamp honoring Fort Sumter, a design that is included in the 2011 US postage stamps collection. (x - AP)
We all know now that the close-up of Lady Liberty seen on the postage stamp is actually of the Las Vegas Liberty, not the New York City statue.

But did you know that:

• Civil War stamp is actually stills from television series “The War at Home.”

• Cherubs are actually lonely 58-year-old men in great lighting.

• First-class stamps actually started as third-class stamps, made money in bootlegging, changed name after war to try to win Daisy’s love.

• George Washington stamp is not actually George Washington but a Vegas performer of that name.

• That’s not Mother Teresa! That’s an impostor whose faith was still intact.

• Chippendale chair stamp has picture of Chippendale dancer.

• Wisdom stamp actually depicts someone violating a building safety code.

• Great Smoky Mountains are actually just really blurry picture of somebody’s pants that the camera took by mistake.

• Forever Liberty Bell stamps depict defective, cracked bell.

• Love stamp actually depicts Friends With Benefits relationship.

By  |  09:00 PM ET, 04/15/2011

 
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