#1426 – 1971 8c Missouri Statehood

U.S. #1426
8¢ Missouri Statehood
 
Issue Date: May 8, 1971
City: Independence, MO
Quantity: 161,235,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 11 x 10 ½
Color: Multicolored
 
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Missouri statehood, this stamp was issued on the 87th birthday of President Harry Truman, in Truman's hometown of Independence, Missouri. The stamp depicts a Pawnee Indian facing a hunter-trapper and settlers. The image is based on a mural by Thomas Hart Benton that is displayed in the Harry S. Truman Library, Independence, Missouri.
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U.S. #1426
8¢ Missouri Statehood
 
Issue Date: May 8, 1971
City: Independence, MO
Quantity: 161,235,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 11 x 10 ½
Color: Multicolored
 
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Missouri statehood, this stamp was issued on the 87th birthday of President Harry Truman, in Truman's hometown of Independence, Missouri. The stamp depicts a Pawnee Indian facing a hunter-trapper and settlers. The image is based on a mural by Thomas Hart Benton that is displayed in the Harry S. Truman Library, Independence, Missouri.