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Migratory Bird Treaty Issue

5c Migratory Bird Treaty single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1306
Description:

This Migratory Bird Treaty Issue stamp commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act between the United States and Canada that was enacted to protect bird from extinction. The statute makes it unlawful without a waiver to hunt, capture, kill or sell birds. The stamp features an image of a pair of migratory birds and the border of the United States and Canada.

United States; Canada; migration; animal; birds; treaty; act; Great Lakes; extinction; endangered; cooperation; law; map

Date:
March 16, 1966
Medium:
paper; ink (black, crimson, dark blue); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5595
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
CANADA (British commonwealth nation)

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