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4-cent Washington Quotation

4c Washington's Farewell Address single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1139
Description:

This American Credo issue stamp was issued to re-emphasize the ideals upon which America was founded and to honor those great Americans who wrote or uttered the credos. This stamp features a quotation from the First President of the United States George Washington’s Farewell Address, a letter he wrote to the American people near the end of his second term. The stamp also features a small image of a scale and Washington’s signature.

United States; America; George Washington; farewell address; ideals; credo; commander-in-chief; president; founding father; military; scale; quotation; signature

Date:
January 20, 1960
Medium:
paper; ink (dark violet blue, carmine); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5298
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • 4c Washington's Farewell Address single
  • United States Master Collection, Scott 1139, American Credo series, Washington's Farewell Address (1960)
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