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15c Pacific Northwest Indian Masks block of four

15c Pacific Northwest Indian Masks block of four

Object Details

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Date
September 25, 1980
Object number
1999.2004.146.1-4
Description
The 15-cent Indian Masks commemorative stamps were first placed on sale at Spokane, Washington, on September 25, 1980. The block of four semi-jumbo stamps featured different carved masks, each representing the craftsmanship of tribes in the Pacific Northwest costal region.
The stamps were designed by Bradbury Thompson and were issued in sheets of forty.
Reference:
Postal Bulletin (August 21, 1980).
mint
Credit line
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Topic
Art & Photography
The Cold War (1945-1990)
American Indian Heritage
U.S. Stamps
Place
United States of America
Title
Scott Catalogue USA 1837a
Medium
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive /
Location
National Postal Museum
Type
Postage Stamps
Record ID
npm_1999.2004.146.1-4