Do You Have All the 1959 Commemoratives?
Contents: YS1959 (1124-38) 15 Stamps
With one easy order, you can get all 15 Commemorative stamps issued in 1959 – you’ll save time and money.
Stamp Highlights Include:
José de San Martin – This Champion of Liberty Series issue honors San Martin, Argentine general and statesman who led the struggle for independence from Spain for Argentina, Chile, and Peru.
St. Lawrence Seaway – This issue marked the first time the U.S. and Canada issued stamps jointly, and was the first U.S. joint issue with any country. The St. Lawrence Seaway permitted ocean-going ships to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to Great Lake ports.
49-Star Flag – A star was added to the U.S. flag July 4, 1959, to recognize the admission of Alaska to the Union early in the year.
Ernst Reuter – This Champion of Liberty Series issue honors Reuter, Lord Mayor of Berlin, who inspired Berliners to withstand the 1948 Soviet blockade of the city that lasted nearly a year.
Dr. Ephraim McDowell – This Famous American stamp honors Dr. McDowell (1771-1830), who performed the first ovariotomy in Danville, Kentucky.
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