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15c General Bernardo de Galvez stamp

United States Postal Service1980-07-23

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

The 15-cent General Bernardo de Galvez commemorative stamp was first placed on sale at New Orleans, Louisiana, on July 23, 1980. Galvez, a major contributor to the winning of the American Revolution, relinquished his governorship of Spanish Louisiana, organized a military force, and launched a campaign aimed at defeating the British.

The stamp was designed by Roy H. Anderson and issued in sheets of fifty.

Reference:
Postal Bulletin (June 19, 1980).

Scott Catalogue USA: 1826
mint

Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 1985.0021.2491

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  • Title: 15c General Bernardo de Galvez stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1980-07-23
  • Subject Keywords: General Bernardo de Galvez, stamp
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