#1538-41 – 1974 10c Mineral Heritage

 U.S. #1538-41
1974 10¢ Mineral Heritage

Issue Date: June 13, 1974
City: Lincoln, Nebraska
Quantity: 167,212,800
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved
Perforations: 11
Color: Multicolored

The 1974 “Mineral Heritage” se-tenant included the first stamps designed in a diamond shape in the U.S. postal history. Issued to commemorate the importance and abundance of mineral resources to the country, the four stamps were attached to also form a diamond-shaped se-tenant sheet. The stamps pictured petrified wood, tourmaline, amethyst, and rhodochrosite.

Please note:  Due to the layout of the pane, the se-tenant may or may not be provided in Scott Catalogue order.  

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 U.S. #1538-41
1974 10¢ Mineral Heritage

Issue Date: June 13, 1974
City: Lincoln, Nebraska
Quantity: 167,212,800
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved
Perforations: 11
Color: Multicolored

The 1974 “Mineral Heritage” se-tenant included the first stamps designed in a diamond shape in the U.S. postal history. Issued to commemorate the importance and abundance of mineral resources to the country, the four stamps were attached to also form a diamond-shaped se-tenant sheet. The stamps pictured petrified wood, tourmaline, amethyst, and rhodochrosite.

Please note:  Due to the layout of the pane, the se-tenant may or may not be provided in Scott Catalogue order.