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Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (carmine, violet blue, green); adhesive / engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
Arizona
United States of America
Date:
February 14, 1962
Description:
This Arizona Statehood Issue stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of Arizona’s admission into statehood. The territory obtained statehood in 1912. As a result of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which signaled the end of the Mexican-American War, the United States received portions of Arizona. Additional territory was added as a result of the Gadsden Purchase in 1853. The stamp features an image of a desert landscape at night, the moon in the background and two Giant Saguaro Cactus.
United States; Arizona; Mexico; statehood; territory; anniversary; Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo; Mexican-American War; Gadsden Purchase; desert; landscape; saguaro cactus; moon; sky; stars
Topic:
The Environment  Search this
Plants  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.5404
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm80b5c3e07-7fbd-4cdc-8fe3-025a96233804
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.5404