#1075b – 1956 8¢ Violet Blue/Carmine, single

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U.S. #1075b
1956 8¢ Statue of Liberty
Fifth International Philatelic Exhibition
 
Issue Date: April 28, 1956
City:  New York, New York
Quantity: 2,900,731
Printed by:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:  Flat Plate
Perforations:
None
Color:  Deep violet, blue and carmine
 
U.S. #1075 was issued to commemorate the Fifth International Philatelic Exhibition (FIPEX) held in New York in 1956. It was produced in small quantities for collectors, and features enlargements of the 1954-61 Liberty Series 3¢ and 8¢ stamps.  U.S. #1075b is the single 8¢ stamp.
 
New York Hosts the Fifth International Philatelic Exhibition
In 1956, the fifth International Philatelic Exhibition (FIPEX) was held in the newly constructed New York Coliseum.  More than 250,000 collectors attended the event. Ten years later, the International Philatelic Exhibition broke with tradition and began traveling to other cities in the United States.
 
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U.S. #1075b
1956 8¢ Statue of Liberty
Fifth International Philatelic Exhibition
 
Issue Date: April 28, 1956
City:  New York, New York
Quantity: 2,900,731
Printed by:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:  Flat Plate
Perforations:
None
Color:  Deep violet, blue and carmine
 
U.S. #1075 was issued to commemorate the Fifth International Philatelic Exhibition (FIPEX) held in New York in 1956. It was produced in small quantities for collectors, and features enlargements of the 1954-61 Liberty Series 3¢ and 8¢ stamps.  U.S. #1075b is the single 8¢ stamp.
 
New York Hosts the Fifth International Philatelic Exhibition
In 1956, the fifth International Philatelic Exhibition (FIPEX) was held in the newly constructed New York Coliseum.  More than 250,000 collectors attended the event. Ten years later, the International Philatelic Exhibition broke with tradition and began traveling to other cities in the United States.