Arago: Flag Issue

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Flag Issue

The Department issued this 5-cent American Flag stamp through the Washington, DC, post office on January 9, 1963.

Designed by Robert J. Jones, the stamp features the White House in the lower left corner, dwarfed by the US flag.

The stamp was printed on the Giori press and issued in panes of 100 stamps each. An initial printing of 400 million stamps was authorized.

Reference:

Postal Bulletin (December 27, 1962).


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