FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE on June 5, 2015
With great excitement, the 2015 World Figure Championship announces that the Lake Placid US Post Office is offering a special pictorial postmark, known to collectors as a pictorial cancellation, to commemorate and celebrate the opening day of the inaugural World Figure Championship!
August 28 - 29, 2015
1932 Olympic Arena
Lake Placid, New York, USA
The special pictorial postmark bears the above skating image and was provided at the request of the World Figure Championship & Figure Festival.
“It’s a postmark that is more than circles and bars,” Lake Placid Postmaster David Lawrence added. “It is a picture that tells a story.”
5 x 7 letter sized mailable item that looks like an oversized postcard to commemorate the pictorial postmark. All official 2015 WFC&FF mailable items are available on-line for a limited time.
Those who cannot attend the event, but wish to obtain the Official WFC&FF mailable items with the beautiful postage stamps and special pictorial postmark may order on-line. Additional postage will be necessary and postage rates will vary accordingly.
Mail requests to:
PICTORIAL CANCELLATIONS, followed by the FIGURE SKATING STATION, LAKE PLACID POST OFFICE, 2591 MAIN STREET, LAKE PLACID, NY, 12946 - 9998, exactly as listed above (using all capitals and no punctuation).
The 2015 World Figure Championship & Figure Festival Organizational Team (WFCOT) can be reached at the offices of Peak Edge Performance, Inc. (PEP). PEP is a skating, event and entertainment company with expertise in all three ice sports (Figure, Speed & Hockey Skating). For more information, contact (WFCOT) at firstname.lastname@example.org - 518.523.8706
The World Figure Championship & Figure Festival is sanctioned/endorsed through Ice Skating Institute (ISI) Endorsement #3-2552-2015.