1947 Centenial of US Postage Stamps Issue

Issued to honor the Centenary International Postage Stamp Exhibition (CIPEX) held in New York, NY, USA, and the 100th anniversary of the first postage stamp of USA.

Regular stamp: 300

Air mail stamps: C54-6

Air mail souvenir sheet: C56a


Issue date June 6, 1947
Printing method Engraved
Printer E. A. Wright Bank Note Company
Paper Unwatermarked
Perforation 12½
Sheet size 20 (4x5)
Subjects First U.S. Postage Stamps and the Arms of Liberia

Specimens, Proofs and Essays


  • Imperforate

Further reading

  • "Liberia shows first U.S. stamps" / p. 10 / Journal of the Liberian Philatelic Society / Oct-Dec 2006

See also

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