Save Time and Money with the Complete 1944 Commemorative Year Set
Fill the gaps in your collection with the complete five-stamp 1944 Commemorative Year Set – you’ll save time and money. (Note: YS1944 contains the same stamps as YS1944C.)
• (US #922) The 3¢ Transcontinental Railroad stamp – On May 10, 1869, the “golden spike” was set at Promontory Point, Utah – completing the first Transcontinental Railroad in the United States.
• (US #923) The 3¢ Steamship Savannah stamp – Commemorates the first steam-propelled vessel to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The Savannah sailed from Savannah, Georgia, on May 22, 1819, and arrived in Liverpool, England, 27 days later.
• (US #925) The 3¢ View of Corregidor stamp – Called the “Gibraltar of the Pacific,” Corregidor was the site of several key World War II battles between U.S. and Philippine troops and Japanese forces.
• Stamps honoring the telegraph (US #924) and motion pictures (US #926).
Add the history of the complete 1944 Commemorative Year Set to your collection – order now.