Bonus: Google Takes Philatelic Cue

Google’s Doodles are always a neat thing to behold.  Today’s Doodle appears to take a

Google Doodle for February 14, 2011

Google Doodle for February 14, 2011

philatelic design cue from #1475, the first Love stamp issued 1973. Once could argue that it’s designed after the famous Love sculpture in Philadelphia by Robert Indiana, but the inclusion of green and blue and the border around the logotype looks more to me like the stamp.

The first Love stamp issued in 1973

What I didn’t realize is that there are LOVE sculptures in more than a dozen cities around the globe.

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