29c Basketball stamp

United States Postal Service1991-08-28

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum
Washington, DC, United States

A 29-cent Basketball commemorative stamp was issued on August 28, 1991, in Springfield, Massachusetts, home of the Basketball Hall of Fame. The game of basketball was created in Springfield in 1891.

The stamp was designed by Lon Busch and was printed on a photogravure press by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. The stamps were issued in panes of fifty.

Reference: Postal Bulletin (August 8, 1991)

Scott Catalogue USA: 2560

Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 1993.2060.26


  • Title: 29c Basketball stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1991-08-28
  • Medium: paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / photogravure

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