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Cape Cod Canal 50th Anniversary stamps (2 copies)

MS028.01.019.002 (RS193941)

Description

Two sheets of 50 stamps each celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Cape Cod Canal in 1914. The anniversary was in 1964, but the stamps were printed in 1963. The stamps are white with black lettering and an illustration of the Bourne Bridge with the railroad bridge behind it.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1963
Physical Description
2 sheets of stamps
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
289496
Reference Code
MS028.01.019.002

Record details

Originator
United States Postal Service
Descriptive Terms
anniversaries
bridges (built works)
celebrations
Material Type
postage stamps
Places
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

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