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10-cent Chautauqua Tent

The 10-cent Chautauqua Tent commemorative stamp was first placed on sale at Chautauqua, New York, on August 6, 1974. It was the second in a series of three stamps honoring centennial aspects of life in rural America, and it honored the centenary of the Chautauqua Institute in the United States.

John Falter designed this stamp. Issued in sheets of fifty in an initial printing of 151 million, it was printed using the Giori press. It is a lithographed engraved stamp.

References:

Kloetzel, James E. 2009 Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers. 87th ed. Sidney, Ohio: Scott Publishing Co., 2008.

Postal Bulleting (June 20, 1974).


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