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5c Flag over White House single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1208
Description:

This Flag Issue stamp features an image of a fifty star United States flag over the White House. The flag is nicknamed the “Stars and Stripes,” “Old Glory” or “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The fifty star flag has been used since 1959, following the admission of Alaska and Hawaii’s admission into statehood. The layout for the flag was designed by Robert G. Heft, as part of a high school project.

United States; flag; old glory; stars and stripes; star-spangled banner; red; white; blue; White House; President; architecture

Date:
January 9, 1963
Medium:
paper; ink (blue, red); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5436
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
District of Columbia


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