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Marine Corps Reserve Issue

5c Marine Corps Reserve single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1315a
Description:

This Marine Corps Reserve Issue stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Marine Corps Reserve. They are the reserve force of the United States Marine Corps. The reserve components provide assistance to active duty forces, as well as aid in times of war or national emergency. The stamp features images of Marine soldiers through the years, starting from the Marine Corps’ formation in 1775.

United States; Marine Corps; reserve; military; war; national emergency; peace; uniform; soldiers; combat; frogman; First World War; Second World War; devil dog; man

Date:
August 29, 1966
Medium:
paper; ink (black, bisque, red, ultramarine); adhesive; tagging / lithography, engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5613
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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