1934 National Parks Souvenir Sheets
Get the two imperforate souvenir sheets made from the National Parks stamps in one easy step. Here’s what you’ll receive:
U.S. #750: American Philatelic Exhibition sheet – On August 28, 1934, the Post Office Department issued a souvenir sheet in conjunction with the American Philatelic Society’s Convention and Exhibition being held in Atlantic City. The sheet contains six 3¢ stamps featuring the breathtaking beauty of Mt. Rainier.
Located in west-central Washington, majestic Mt. Rainier is an extinct volcano that rises 14,410 feet (over 2 1/2 miles) above sea level. It’s the highest mountain in the state of Washington and the largest single-peak glacier in the United States. In 1899, the 241,992-acre Mount Rainier National Park was established.
U.S. #751: Trans-Mississippi Philatelic Exposition Souvenir Sheet – On October 10, 1934, the Post Office Department issued U.S. #751 as a souvenir sheet in conjunction with the Trans-Mississippi Philatelic Exposition and Convention held in Omaha, Nebraska. The sheet contains six 1¢ stamps featuring the mountain known as El Capitan.
Yosemite National Park is located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, which lie in east-central California about 200 miles east of San Francisco. This national park was established in 1890 and expanded to its present size in 1906. Yosemite is famous for its towering granite mountain peaks, lush valleys, thundering waterfalls, and giant sequoia trees. El Capitan is among the world’s largest monoliths of exposed granite.