African American First Day Cover Stamps Series -George Washington Carver

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The George Washington Carver stamp was issued in 1948. You may see many variations of First Day Covers that will contain not only the stamp but an artist rendering of the person or event related to the stamp. If the First Day Cover was sent through the postal service there will be an official cancellation indicating the the location. These covers and the stamps have a lot of history attached to them.

Issue Date: January 5, 1948
City: Tuskegee Institute, AL
Quantity: 121,548,000
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary Press
Perforations: 10 1/2 x 11
Color: Bright red violet

You can search on Ebay or Etsy to grab one. I have one currently on sale now on Ebay. However, if it has sold by the time you read  this contact us so we can hunt down another.

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