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10-cent Webster

The 10-cent printings of the First Bureau Issues actually consist of four stamps. The first is a printing in dark green on unwatermarked paper, and the second printing of the same color is on watermarked paper. The third and fourth stamps are in shades of...


10-cent Webster

The Second Bureau Issue's 10-cent stamp pays tribute to lawyer, orator, and statesman Daniel Webster (1782–1852). An ardent Federalist, Webster was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1812 and served three terms. A practicing Massachusetts lawyer...


10-cent Webster

The registered mail fee had been ten cents for about fifteen years when the Post Office Department released the Daniel Webster stamp of the 1890-1893 Issue. The fee that had been stable since July 1, 1875, was overturned on January 1, 1893. On that date the...


15-cent Webster

The 1870-1871 Issue employed neoclassical portraits of famous Americans as its main design element. National Bank Note selected for its 15-cent stamp design what was considered by all the most realistic neoclassical depiction of Daniel Webster—the marble bust...


15-cent Webster

American Bank Note Company (ABNCo) reused the National Bank Note (NBNCo) design of Daniel Webster in its 1879 Issue. Webster had proposed the legislation to produce pre-paid adhesive postage stamps. The stamp's image was inspired by a sculpture by Shobal Vail...


1998 Literary Arts Series: Stephen Vincent Benet Issue

The Postal Service issued a 32-cent Stephen Vincent Benet stamp on July 22, 1998, in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Stephen Vincent Benet (1898-1943), an American author, is best known for his poem "John Brown's Body" (1928), and two short stories, "The...


Civil War (1861-1865)

The conflict between the northern states, known as the Union, and the southern states that seceded from the Union to form the Confederacy, is known most commonly as the ‘Civil War’. It is generally known in the South as the ‘War Between the States’. Other...


Daniel Webster Issue

The 150th anniversary of the birth of Daniel Webster (1782-1852) was marked n October 24, 1932, with the issue of a violet 3-cent stamp. An outstanding orator, Webster devoted his professional career to politics. Webster introduced a resolution in the Senate...


Dartmouth College Case Issue

The 6-cent stamp commemorating the monumental legal decision called the "Dartmouth College Case," which Daniel Webster won before the Supreme Court 150 years earlier, was first placed on sale at Hanover, New Hampshire, on September 22, 1969. The green...


10c Daniel Webster block of thirty-nine

Scott Catalogue USA: 226

right margin block of 39 10-cent stamps


 
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