#1848 – 1983 5c Pearl Buck

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U.S. #1848
1983 5¢ Pearl Buck
Great Americans Series

Issue Date: June 25, 1983
City: Hillsboro, West Virginia
Quantity: 150,000,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Engraved
Perforations: 11 x 10 ½
Color: Henna brown

One of the most honored American authors, Pearl S. Buck wrote over 65 novels, hundreds of short stories, and two autobiographies. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1932, the Nobel Prize in 1938, and was the only woman at that time to receive both honors.
 
The Great Americans Series
The popular Great Americans Series honors special Americans from all walks of life and honors them for their contributions to society and their fellow man. Sixty-four different stamps make up the complete set to pay tribute to important individuals who were leaders in education, the military, literature, the arts, and human and civil rights.