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Lafayette Issue

3c Marquis de Lafayette single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1010
Description:

This Lafayette Issue stamp commemorates the 175th anniversary of the arrival of Marquis de Lafayette in America. The Marquis de Lafayette was a French aristocrat and military officer that served in the Continental Army under George Washington during the American Revolutionary War. The image features a portrait of Lafayette, as well as images of the flags of the United States and France, a cannon and a landing party.

United States; France; Marquis de Lafayette; Gilbert du Motier; American Revolutionary War; war; military; aristocrat; Continental Army

Date:
June 13, 1952
Medium:
paper; ink (bright blue); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5031
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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