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- 42c "The Sport of the Gods" single
42c "The Sport of the Gods" single
- On July 16, 2008, in Newark, New Jersey, the Postal Service issued the 42-cent Vintage Black Cinema stamps in five designs in a pressure-sensitive adhesive pane of twenty. Carl T. Herrman of Carlsbad, California, designed the stamps.
- Vivid reminders of a bygone era, these vintage movie posters highlight various facets of the African-American cultural experience as represented in early film. Whether spotlighting the talents of entertainment icons or documenting changing social attitudes and expectations, these posters now serve a greater purpose than publicity and promotion. They have become invaluable pieces of history, preserving memories of cultural phenomena that otherwise might have been forgotten.
- Forty million stamps were printed in the offset process with microprinting "USPS" by Sennett Security Products/Banknote Corporation of America, Inc. (SSP/BCA).
- Postal Bulletin (June 19, 2008).
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- Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
- Data Source
- National Postal Museum
- July 16, 2008
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- Postage Stamps
- paper; ink / lithographed
- United States of America
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- Scott Catalogue USA 4337
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