#1280c – 1965-78 2c Frank L. Wright,bklt pane(6)

U.S. #1280
2¢ Frank Lloyd Wright
Prominent Americans Series
 
Issue Date: June 8, 1966
City: Spring Green, WI
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Rotary Press
Color: Dark blue gray
 
Prominent Americans Series
The Prominent Americans Series recognizes people who played important roles in U.S. history. Officials originally planned to honor 18 individuals, but later added seven others. The Prominent Americans Series began with the 4¢ Lincoln stamp, which was issued on November 10, 1965. During the course of the series, the 6¢ Eisenhower stamp was reissued with an 8¢ denomination and the 5¢ Washington was redrawn.
 
A number of technological changes developed during the course of producing the series, resulting in a number of varieties due to gum, luminescence, precancels and perforations plus sheet, coil and booklet formats. Additionally, seven rate changes occurred while the Prominent Americans Series was current, giving collectors who specialize in first and last day of issue covers an abundance of collecting opportunities.
 
The 2¢ denomination features Frank L. Wright as its subject. Wright (1867-1959) was one of America’s most innovative architects. His designs influenced architects all over the world. Wright advocated creating structures that blended with nature. One of his most famous creations is the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
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U.S. #1280
2¢ Frank Lloyd Wright
Prominent Americans Series
 
Issue Date: June 8, 1966
City: Spring Green, WI
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Rotary Press
Color: Dark blue gray
 
Prominent Americans Series
The Prominent Americans Series recognizes people who played important roles in U.S. history. Officials originally planned to honor 18 individuals, but later added seven others. The Prominent Americans Series began with the 4¢ Lincoln stamp, which was issued on November 10, 1965. During the course of the series, the 6¢ Eisenhower stamp was reissued with an 8¢ denomination and the 5¢ Washington was redrawn.
 
A number of technological changes developed during the course of producing the series, resulting in a number of varieties due to gum, luminescence, precancels and perforations plus sheet, coil and booklet formats. Additionally, seven rate changes occurred while the Prominent Americans Series was current, giving collectors who specialize in first and last day of issue covers an abundance of collecting opportunities.
 
The 2¢ denomination features Frank L. Wright as its subject. Wright (1867-1959) was one of America’s most innovative architects. His designs influenced architects all over the world. Wright advocated creating structures that blended with nature. One of his most famous creations is the Guggenheim Museum in New York.