Smithsonian 150th Anniversary Stamp

ID: 150thstamp

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Date: February 7, 1996

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, This Day Website

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Summary

The new Smithsonian 150th Anniversary stamp. It was issued February 7, 1996 with a short ceremony in Baird Auditorium unveiling the stamp. Sheets of the new stamp and envelopes with first-day cancellations were available for sale in the Rotunda of the National Museum of Natural History.

Subject

Smithsonian's 150th Anniversary

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, This Day Website

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

February 7, 1996

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Topic

  • Anniversaries
  • Postage stamps
  • First day covers (Philately)
  • Commemorative postage stamps

Form/Genre

  • Object
  • Photographic print

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150thstamp

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 2w x 1.24h ; Type of Image: Object ; Medium: Example: Photographic print

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