Fill the Gaps in Your Collection with the Complete 1966 Commemorative Year Set
Contents: YS1966 (1306-10, 1312-22) 16 Stamps
Now you can get all 16 commemorative stamps issued in 1966 with one easy, money-saving order.
Year Set Commemorates:
American Circus – This stamp was released to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Ringling and to honor the American Circus industry.
Sixth International Philatelic Exhibition – This SIPEX issue was released to recognize the 1966 Exhibition at Washington, D.C. It was the first international stamp show ever held in the nation’s capital.
Bill of Rights – Commemorates the 175th anniversary of the Bill of Rights (the first ten amendments to the constitution), which established freedom of religion and speech, freedom of the press, the right to a jury trial and other safeguards to human rights.
Johnny Appleseed – John Chapman, popularly known as Johnny Appleseed, is honored with this stamp. Chapman, while voyaging the Ohio River with two canoes filled with apple seeds, traveled over 100,000 square miles to plant orchards.
Christmas – The fifth U.S. Christmas stamp illustrates the “Madonna and Child With Angels” by painter Hans Memling, which hangs in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Beautification of America – Publicizes the efforts of President Lyndon B. Johnson and especially his wife, Lady Bird, to encourage participation in a natural beauty campaign.
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