Arago: William M. Harnett Issue

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William M. Harnett Issue

The 6-cent William M. Harnett postage stamp, the ninth in the annually issued American Painting Series, was first placed on sale at Boston, Massachusetts, on December 3, 1969. The stamp depicted the painting "Old Models," which is held in the collection of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

The stamp was designed by Robert J. Jones and was issued in panes of thirty-two, with an initial printing of 130 million.

Reference:

Postal Bulletin (November 13, 1969).

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