7c Hawaii Statehood stamp

Post Office Department1959-08-21

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

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

The Post Office Department issued a 7-cent Hawaii Statehood commemorative airmail stamp in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 29, 1959, the date of the President's proclamation of Hawaii's admission into the Union.

This stamp, portraying a Hawaiian warrior, a five-pointed star, and a map of the islands, is 0.84 x 1.44 inches in dimension, arranged horizontally, printed by the rotary process, electric-eye perforated, and issued in sheets of fifty. The color of the stamp is red. The POD authorized an initial printing of 90,000,000.

Reference: Postal Bulletin, July 30, 1959.

Scott Catalogue USA: C55

Museum ID: 2006.2004.47


  • Title: 7c Hawaii Statehood stamp
  • Creator: Post Office Department
  • Date Created: 1959-08-21
  • Subject Keywords: Hawaii Statehood, stamp
  • Medium: paper; ink (rose red); adhesive / engraving

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