#2134a – 1985 14c Iceboat, coil, imperf pair

 
 
U.S. #2134a  Imperf Pair
14¢ Iceboat Coil
Transportation Series
 
Issue Date: March 23, 1985
City: Rochester, NY
Quantity:
237,041,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Engraved
Perforations
: 10 vertical
Color: Sky blue
 
Invented by the Dutch in the 1790s, the iceboat was the main mode of transportation on Netherland's canals. Introduced later to the U.S. by Dutch settlers, these boats were typically used in the early 19th century on the Hudson River. Simply a narrow hull with a crosspiece attached to runners at either end and a single mast supporting two sails, the iceboat is restricted to racing today.
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U.S. #2134a  Imperf Pair
14¢ Iceboat Coil
Transportation Series
 
Issue Date: March 23, 1985
City: Rochester, NY
Quantity:
237,041,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Engraved
Perforations
: 10 vertical
Color: Sky blue
 
Invented by the Dutch in the 1790s, the iceboat was the main mode of transportation on Netherland's canals. Introduced later to the U.S. by Dutch settlers, these boats were typically used in the early 19th century on the Hudson River. Simply a narrow hull with a crosspiece attached to runners at either end and a single mast supporting two sails, the iceboat is restricted to racing today.