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Title: First day of issue envelope, "Bicentennial Era, The Seafaring Tradition", October 13, 1975

Accession Number: 2002.58.26
Type: first day of issue envelope
Maker: United States Postal Service
Place: USA, MN, Minneapolis
Date: 1975-10-13
Materials: paper
Description: First day of issue envelope honoring the bicentennial era and the seafaring tradition; envelope has preprinted stamp, stamp is a blue circle with an embossed compass rose, illustration on left is a tan colored profile of a square-rigger; printed on left "Bicentennial Era The Seafaring Tradition"; printed on stamp "10c/ USA"; stamp is cancelled "MINNEAPOLIS, MN/ OCT/ 13/ 1975/ 55401" and "FIRST DAY OF ISSUE".

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