#1771 – 1979 15c Martin Luther King Jr.

U.S. #1771
1979 15¢ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Black Heritage Series
Issue Date: January 13, 1979
City: Atlanta, Georgia
Quantity: 166,435,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 11
Color:  Multicolored
This stamp honors the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., Nobel Prize winner and champion of non-violence.  A Baptist minister, King sought equality for all Americans and fought for peaceful solutions to racial issues. He was assassinated in 1968.
 
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U.S. #1771
1979 15¢ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Black Heritage Series

Issue Date: January 13, 1979
City: Atlanta, Georgia
Quantity: 166,435,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 11
Color:  Multicolored

This stamp honors the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., Nobel Prize winner and champion of non-violence.  A Baptist minister, King sought equality for all Americans and fought for peaceful solutions to racial issues. He was assassinated in 1968.