1974 10¢ Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Issue Date: October 12, 1974
City: North Tarrytown, New York
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved
Color: Dark blue, black, orange, and yellow
This stamp was issued just in time for use on Halloween mail. The stamp pictures a scene from Washington Irving's famous folk tale, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," in which poor Ichabod Crane, the timid schoolteacher, is being chased by the dreaded Headless Horseman.