#C66 – 1963 15c 1st Internl Post Conf

U.S. #C66
1963 15¢ Montgomery Blair

Issue Date: May 3,1963
City: Silver Spring, MD
Quantity: 42,245,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori press printing
Perforations:
11
Color: Carmine, deep claret, and blue
 
This stamp salutes Abraham Lincoln’s Postmaster General. Blair served from 1861-64. He called the first International Postal Conference at Paris in 1863, and it became the forerunner of the Universal Postal Union. Blair also put into effect George B. Armstrong’s idea of a Railway Mail Service in 1862 and a Postal Money Order System in 1864.
 
 
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U.S. #C66
1963 15¢ Montgomery Blair

Issue Date: May 3,1963
City: Silver Spring, MD
Quantity: 42,245,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori press printing
Perforations:
11
Color: Carmine, deep claret, and blue
 
This stamp salutes Abraham Lincoln’s Postmaster General. Blair served from 1861-64. He called the first International Postal Conference at Paris in 1863, and it became the forerunner of the Universal Postal Union. Blair also put into effect George B. Armstrong’s idea of a Railway Mail Service in 1862 and a Postal Money Order System in 1864.