The space needle is a Seattle landmark that was built for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. During the fair it was visited by over 2.3 million people. The following information is from the back of the postcard:
The back of this postcard has the Seattle World's Fair commemorative stamp, a Space Needle postmark, and a slogan cancel "America's Space Age World's Fair Seattle U S A 1962." It also has a message that mentions Philatelic Day at the fair and is addressed to a stamp shop.The space needle is the most dominating feature in the skyline of Seattle. It rises to the height of 600 feet and is topped by a restaurant which revolves 360° every hour. About 260 persons can be served. An observation deck and snack service is also atop the Needle for those who wish to feast mostly on the tremendous scenic panorama. This structure represents a private investment of nearly $4,000,000.
This is a post for Sunday Stamps at Viridian's Postcard Blog