#1253 – 1964 5c Homemakers

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- MM63625 Horizontal Strip Mounts, Black, Split-back, 215 x 30 millimeters (8-7/16 x 1-3/16 inches)
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U.S. #1253
5¢ Homemakers
 
Issue Date: October 26, 1964
City: Honolulu, HI
Quantity: 121,250,000
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori Press
Perforations:
11
Color: Multicolored
U.S. #1253 honors the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Smith-Lever Act, which provided expert advice to women on better ways to feed and clothe their families. It was issued in collaboration with the annual meeting of the National Extension Homemakers Council. 
 
The Smith-Lever Act
Passed in 1914, the Smith-Lever Act is a federal law that created a system of services to educate Americans on current developments in agriculture, home economics, and other related areas. 
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  • 450 Black Mounts, Split-back, containing one pack each of MM501 through MM509 450 Archival-Quality Mystic Mounts

    Mystic mounts are the best way to keep your stamps safe and looking great for years to come.  Stamps are held securely in place against a black background – making the colors "pop" and adding definition to perforations.  With this mount package you'll get 50 split-back mounts of each size collectors most commonly use.

    $29.50
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  • 2017 Commemorative Year Set 2017 U.S. Commemorative Year Set

    Get every US commemorative stamp issued in 2017.  Each stamp showcases important history, people, and events from American culture.  With this set you'll receive stamps from popular series like Lunar New Year and Love.  Plus you'll receive the Nebraska and Mississippi Statehood stamps, Dorothy Height, John F. Kennedy, and more.  It's the convenient and affordable way to keep your collection up to date.

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  • 1847 5¢ Benjamin Franklin, red-brown, thin bluish wove paper, imperforate U.S. #1 - First U.S. Postage Stamp

    On July 1, 1847, the first US postage stamps went on sale.  The 5¢ issue of 1847 (US #1) features a portrait of Benjamin Franklin, the man responsible for organizing America's postal service back in the 1700s.  Postal clerks used scissors to cut the stamps from sheets, as perforations weren't in use yet.  Today, US #1 is a valued piece of American postal history and a lucky find in any condition.

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U.S. #1253
5¢ Homemakers
 
Issue Date: October 26, 1964
City: Honolulu, HI
Quantity: 121,250,000
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori Press
Perforations:
11
Color: Multicolored
U.S. #1253 honors the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Smith-Lever Act, which provided expert advice to women on better ways to feed and clothe their families. It was issued in collaboration with the annual meeting of the National Extension Homemakers Council. 
 
The Smith-Lever Act
Passed in 1914, the Smith-Lever Act is a federal law that created a system of services to educate Americans on current developments in agriculture, home economics, and other related areas.