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1-cent Statue of Liberty

Classifying the 1-cent stamp, as well as the 2-cent and 3-cent stamps of the National Defense Issues, has always presented a problem for stamp collectors. Issued as propaganda stamps for World War II, the Post Office Department issued billions of them and...

100th Anniversary Statue of Liberty Issue

A 22-cent commemorative stamp was issued on July 4, 1986, in honor of the centennial of the Statue of Liberty. The First Day of Issue was held on Governors Island during Liberty Weekend '86, an extensive program of events celebrating centennial. On the same...

11-cent Souvenir Sheet

The 11-cent FIPEX souvenir sheet was first placed on sale at New York, New York, on April 28, 1956. The issuance coincided with the opening day of the Fifth International Philatelic Exhibition (FIPEX), held in the New York Coliseum, New York, from April 28 to...

11-cent Statue of Liberty

On July 1, 1961, a new international surface mail rate went into effect for which there was no single stamp available. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing decided to use the existing design of the 3-cent and 8-cent Liberty stamps to produce an 11-cent stamp....

12-cent Torch of Statue of Liberty

The 12-cent red brown on beige 1981 stamp of the Americana Issue celebrates freedom of conscience, picturing the torch from the Statue of Liberty with the wording "Freedom of Conscience—an American Right." The stamp was issued in both sheet and coil formats.

15-cent Statue of Liberty

Simply labeled “Liberty,” the 15-cent stamp depicts the Statue of Liberty, which has welcomed soldiers home and greeted hopeful immigrants since 1886. Designed by Frederic August Bartholdi, the people of France presented the statue to the people of the United...


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