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Six Original Sketches by FDR for Stamp Designs : Original Sketch

 

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3c 50th Anniversary of Statehood Small Die Proof, 1939
3c 50th Anniversary of Statehood Small Die Proof, 1939
3c 50th Anniversary of Statehood Small Die Proof, 1939
 

Above: 3c 50th Anniversary of Statehood Sketch by FDR, 1939
Left: 3c 50th Anniversary of Statehood Small Die Proof, 1939

 
North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Washington each wanted a commemorative stamp for its fiftieth anniversary. FDR instead drew a single stamp that incorporated all four states on a map. Each state released the stamp at its capital city on the anniversary of its admission to the Union.

 
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