Get the Complete American Bicentennial Series
In the 1970s, America celebrated its 200th anniversary with hundreds of national events commemorating the heroes and historic events that led to our nation’s independence from Great Britain. The USPS joined in the festivities, issuing over 100 stamps honoring a wide range of subjects. Now you can own the complete Bicentennial Series, totaling 100 stamps plus four souvenir sheets, in one easy order. Just look at some of the neat stamps you’ll receive:
Several of the stamps honored colonial life – craftsmen and communication. Other stamps honored important battles including Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, and Saratoga. Significant events such as the Boston Tea Party, the meeting of the First Continental Congress, and the Declaration of Independence were featured as well. The stamps also honored many significant people such as George Washington, Sybil Ludington, Salem Poor, and the Marquis de Lafayette.
Many of the stamps feature classic artwork. For instance, the set of four souvenir sheets picture important events recreated by noted artists such as John Trumbull. The Bicentennial Series also includes an important US postal first – the first 50-stamp se-tenant – featuring all 50 state flags. The format proved to be popular with collectors, and has been repeated many times since.
The American Bicentennial Series is packed with important US history – it tells the story of our nation’s fight for independence through stamps. Make all this history yours and save time and money by ordering the complete set in one convenient order.