1948 5¢ New York City Jubilee
Issue Date: July 31, 1948
City: New York, NY
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary press printing
Perforations: 11 x 10 ½
Color: Bright carmine
The 1948 5¢ New York City Jubilee stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of the consolidation of New York’s five boroughs (depicted in the ring of the design) into a central government of New York City. It was the first airmail stamp to commemorate an event not related to airmail history.