#1441 – 1971 8c Historic Preservation: The Charles W. Morgan

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U.S. #1440
8¢ Whaling Ship
Historic Preservation Issue
 
Issue Date: October 29, 1971
City: San Diego, CA
Quantity: 42.552,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved
Perforations: 11
Color: Black brown and ocher
 
This stamp was issued as part of a block of four commemorating the historic preservation movement in the United States. Showcased on these stamps are: a cable car which still operates on ten miles of track; a 19th century whaling vessel anchored in Mystic, Connecticut; the San Xavier del Bac Mission, which has been in existence since 1797; and Decatur House, built in 1819, which is now a house museum.
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U.S. #1440
8¢ Whaling Ship
Historic Preservation Issue
 
Issue Date: October 29, 1971
City: San Diego, CA
Quantity: 42.552,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved
Perforations: 11
Color: Black brown and ocher
 
This stamp was issued as part of a block of four commemorating the historic preservation movement in the United States. Showcased on these stamps are: a cable car which still operates on ten miles of track; a 19th century whaling vessel anchored in Mystic, Connecticut; the San Xavier del Bac Mission, which has been in existence since 1797; and Decatur House, built in 1819, which is now a house museum.