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Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (sepia); adhesive / engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
September 9, 1948
Description:
This Poultry Industry Centennial Issue stamp commemorates the centennial of the American Poultry Industry and the production of poultry and poultry products. The poultry industry is one of the most successful sectors in agriculture. The stamp depicts a Light Brahma rooster. The Brahma breed of chicken was the principal poultry meat of the United States from the 1950s until about 1930.
United States; poultry; chicken; rooster; agriculture; centennial; animal
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Food & Agriculture  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.4047
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.4047