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Herbert Hoover Issue

This 5-cent stamp honoring President Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) was first placed on sale on August 10, 1965, at West Branch, Iowa.

The stamp, designed by Norman Todhunter with lettering by Sam Marsh, is based on a photograph by the Fabian Bachrach, Sr.

The stamp was printed by the rotary process and issued in panes of fifty. An initial printing of 114 million stamps was authorized.

Reference:

Postal Bulletin (July 22, 1965).

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