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Art of the Stamp
From the Collection of the United States Postal Services

 

Hudson's General 1855 Locomotives: Hudson's General 1855 All Aboard! 20th Century Limited All Aboard!: 20th Century Limited
Antique Automobiles: 1893 Duryea Antique Automobiles: 1893 Duryea Classic American Aircraft: Jenny Classic American Aircraft: Jenny
Classic American Aircraft: Tri-Motor Classic American Aircraft: Tri-Motor Riverboats: Robert E. Lee Riverboats: Robert E. Lee
Classic Mail Transportation: Stagecoach Classic Mail Transportation: Stagecoach Classic Mail Transportation: Depot-Hack Type Automobile Classic Mail Transportation: Depot-Hack Type Automobile

 

Water, Land and Air

America is a land in love with transportation. These illustrations, meticulously rendered by artists who specialize in technology, portray our national passion for discovering new methods of speeding over land and ocean. Each piece of art demanded countless hours of research and consultation with experts, but the artists recognized that anyone who loves these vehicles and their history would see the final stamps, note the incredible level of accuracy, and smile.

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