APPLE STAMP Golden Delicious Apple, WV's Official State Fruit, Recognized With Stamp
Reported by: Associated Press
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jan. 18, 2013 10:49 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 18, 2013 10:55 AM EST
U.S. Postal Service Photo
, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
West Virginia's official state fruit, the Golden Delicious apple, is being recognized with a stamp.
The Postal Service says that 33-cent postcard stamps featuring four different apple varieties are now available on its website and at post offices nationwide.
The Golden Delicious was designated the official state fruit in 1995. According to the state Division of Culture and History, the Golden Delicious apple was discovered on a family farm in Clay County in 1905.
Other apple varieties featured on the stamps are the Northern Spy, the Baldwin and the Granny Smith.
Prices for postcard stamps are going up from 32 cents to 33 cents on Jan. 27.
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