Arago: 50th Anniversary of Arizona Statehood

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50th Anniversary of Arizona Statehood

4c Arizona Statehood single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1192
Description:

This Arizona Statehood Issue stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of Arizona’s admission into statehood. The territory obtained statehood in 1912. As a result of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which signaled the end of the Mexican-American War, the United States received portions of Arizona. Additional territory was added as a result of the Gadsden Purchase in 1853. The stamp features an image of a desert landscape at night, the moon in the background and two Giant Saguaro Cactus.

United States; Arizona; Mexico; statehood; territory; anniversary; Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo; Mexican-American War; Gadsden Purchase; desert; landscape; saguaro cactus; moon; sky; stars

Date:
February 14, 1962
Medium:
paper; ink (carmine, violet blue, green); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5404
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Arizona

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