#C40 – 1949 6c Airmail Alexandria, VA

 
U.S. #C40
1949 6¢ Founding of Alexandria, VA
   
Issue Date: May 11, 1949
City: Alexandria, VA
Quantity: 75,085,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary press printing
Perforations:
11 X 10 ½
Color:
Carmine
 
Commemorates the 200th anniversary of the founding of Alexandria, Virginia. The stamp design illustrates the home of John Carlyle (a founder of the city) and Gadsby’s Tavern, a one-time meeting place frequented by George Washington and John Paul Jones. The center of the stamp pictures the city’s seal.
 
 
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U.S. #C40
1949 6¢ Founding of Alexandria, VA

 

 

Issue Date: May 11, 1949
City: Alexandria, VA
Quantity: 75,085,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary press printing
Perforations:
11 X 10 ½
Color:
Carmine
 
Commemorates the 200th anniversary of the founding of Alexandria, Virginia. The stamp design illustrates the home of John Carlyle (a founder of the city) and Gadsby’s Tavern, a one-time meeting place frequented by George Washington and John Paul Jones. The center of the stamp pictures the city’s seal.