1999 33¢ Cinco de Mayo
Issue Date: April 27, 1999
City: San Antonio, TX
Printed By: Banknote Corporation of America
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations: Serpentine die cut 11.6 x 11.3
This stamp is based on the 32¢ Cinco de Mayo design of 1998. It is part of the Holiday Celebrations series. Cinco de Mayo, a holiday commemorating Mexico's miraculous defeat of an invading French army on May 5, 1862, is a colorful celebration of Mexican history and heritage. It is a day when Mexican people, living in their homeland or the United States, express pride in their country's accomplishments.