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American Revolution Bicentennial

The 8-cent American Revolution Bicentennial commemorative stamp was placed on sale at Washington, DC, on July 4, 1971. This stamp marked the first in a series planned for issuance through 1976.

Designed by Chermayeff and Geismar, the stamp features the Bicentennial Commission emblem. 130 million stamps were initially manufactured in sheets of fifty.

Reference:

Postal Bulletin (June 10, 1971).


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