Cape Cod Canal 50th Anniversary stamps (2 copies)

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1963

GUSN

GUSN-289496

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bridges (built works)
celebrations
anniversaries
postage stamps

Physical Description

2 sheets of stamps

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.01.019.002

Places

Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Originator

United States Postal Service

Material Type

postage stamps

Description Level

Item