Quiz - What is a Christmas Seal?

1904 Danish TB Seal issued at Christmas time 1907 type 2 Christmas Seal 1908 type 2 Christmas Seal 1909 Christmas Seal 1910 Christmas Seal 1911 type 2 Christmas Seal 1912 Christmas Seal 1913 type 2 Christmas Seal 1914 Christmas Seal 1915 Christmas Seal 1916 Christmas Seal 1917 Christmas Seal 1918 type 1 Christmas Seal 1919 type 1 Christmas Seal 1920 type 1 Christmas Seal 1921 type 1 Christmas Seal 1922 Christmas Seal 1923 Christmas Seal 1924 Christmas Seal 1925 type 3 Christmas Seal 1926 Christmas Seal 1927 type 1 Christmas Seal 1928 Christmas Seal 1929 Christmas Seal

a) a comerical holiday label used on Christmas mail and packages

b) a tuberculosis or lung charity label issued at Christmas time by any of 76 different countries, totaling hundreds of different national and local tb societies, as stated in this pamphlet issued in 1976 by the American Lung Association

c) a fundraising seal which includes the double barred cross, or Cross of Lorraine proposed in 1902 at the international conference on TB in Berlin, as the international symbol of the fight against TB

d) a tb seal issued by the ALA, or any other Organizational or Constituent Member of the International Union against TB & Lung Disease

e) an entry in the Christmas Seal contest held at the World Conference on Lung Health, the annual convention of the International Union against TB & Lung Diesase

f) a seal issued by the ALA or it’s predecessors, since it’s acquisition of a registered trademark for the term in 1987.

If you choose “f”, you are correct, Christmas Seal® is a registered trademark of the American Lung Association.