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33c Martin Luther King Jr. single

Object Details

Date
September 17, 1999
Printer
Ashton-Potter USA (Ltd)
Depicts
Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Description
The Celebrate The Century: 1960s souvenir sheet was issued in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on September 17, 1999.
Designed by Carl Herrman of Laguna Niguel, California, and illustrated by Keith Birdsong of Muskogee, Oklahoma, the souvenir sheet features 1960s subjects from the following categories: People and Events, Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyles, Sports, and Science and Technology. The fifteen commemorative stamps in this sheet are titled "I Have a Dream"; Woodstock; Man Walks on the Moon; Green Bay Packers; Star Trek; The Peace Corps; The Vietnam War; Ford Mustang; Barbie Doll; The Integrated Circuit; Lasers; Super Bowl I; Roger Maris, 61 in '61; The Beatles; and Peace Symbol.
Ashton-Potter (USA), Ltd., printed 120 million stamps in the offset/intaglio process.
Reference:
Postal Bulletin (August 12, 1999).
CELEBRATE THE CENTURY
1960s
Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have a Dream"
33-cent mint single
Issued September 17, 1999
Place
United States of America
Topic
Contemporary (1990-present)
Humanitarian Causes
Black Heritage
Political Figures
U.S. Stamps
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Credit line
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Data Source
National Postal Museum
Object number
2000.2020.123
Type
Postage Stamps
Medium
paper; ink (multicolor); adhesive
Dimensions
Height x Width: 1 3/16 × 1 3/16 in. (3.02 × 3.02 cm)
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm84a5e471c-e990-425a-bf86-3e11e2d7c7fc
Record ID
npm_2000.2020.123

33c Martin Luther King Jr. single

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