The Girls And Boys Town Visitors Center is home to the Worlds Largest Ball Of Stamps, a 600-pound, 32-inch, sticky sphere thats made out of 4,655,000 old stamps.
The ball was stuck together layer by layer, from 1953 to 1955, and 53 years later, despite no new stamps added, it stills hold the Guinness Record as the Worlds Largest Ball Of Stamps,
Visitors Center tour director Pat Phelps says the ball is still a huge tourist attraction, and often catches the eyes of avid stamp collectors who are curious about the postal wonder.
She explains, Stamp collectors would love to see whats in the middle of the ball. It probably contains really old, valuable stamps. But its impossible to find out because its completely sealed over and varnished. Nothing can really be peeled off.
Visiting tourists can touch the massive ball, which sits on a pedestal, and take pictures with it, but theres no need to stick more stamps on it.
Phelps adds, Were not adding any more stamps. Its complete.
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