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#1789 – 1979 15c John Paul Jones

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U.S. #1789
1979 15¢ John Paul Jones

Issue Date: September 23, 1979
City: Annapolis, Maryland
Quantity: 160,000,000
Printed By: American Banknote Company and J.W. Fergusson and Sons
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations: 11 x 12
Color:  Multicolored

This stamp marks the 200th anniversary of the 1779 sea battle between John Paul Jones' warship the Bonhomme Richard and the British HMS Serapis off Northern England.  It was during this famous battle that Jones uttered the long-remembered words, "I have not yet begun to fight."