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1963 FDC 5c City Mail Delivery - Scott 1238 - 5 cent stamp First Day Issue

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1963 FDC 5c City Mail Delivery - First Day Cover
Scott 1238 - 5 cent stamp First Day Issue

U.S. #1238
5¢ City Mail Delivery

Issue Date: October 26, 1963
City: Washington, D.C.
Quantity: 128,450,000
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori Press
Perforations: 11
Color: Gray, dark blue, and red

U.S. #1238 commemorates the centennial of City Mail Delivery. The stamp pictures a nostalgic Norman Rockwell drawing of an 1860s letter carrier.
City Mail Delivery
Beginning on July 1, 1863, cities with populations of 20,000 or more were authorized to receive free mail delivery. This service was also available to cities with postal revenues of at least $10,000. At the end of the first year, 65 cities offered the service and employed 685 mail carriers.

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1963 FDC 5c City Mail Delivery - First Day Cover
Scott 1238 - 5 cent stamp First Day Issue

U.S. #1238
5¢ City Mail Delivery

Issue Date: October 26, 1963
City: Washington, D.C.
Quantity: 128,450,000
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori Press
Perforations: 11
Color: Gray, dark blue, and red

U.S. #1238 commemorates the centennial of City Mail Delivery. The stamp pictures a nostalgic Norman Rockwell drawing of an 1860s letter carrier.
City Mail Delivery
Beginning on July 1, 1863, cities with populations of 20,000 or more were authorized to receive free mail delivery. This service was also available to cities with postal revenues of at least $10,000. At the end of the first year, 65 cities offered the service and employed 685 mail carriers.

The actual item is presented in the photos. Please look at the pictures to determine condition of the item.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would like additional pictures.
We combine shipping on all items. We issue a refund of any extra shipping fees.

Note: The computer monitors are not created equal, so the actual color of the coin may be different than what appears on your monitor.

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1963 FDC 5c City Mail Delivery - Scott 1238 - 5 cent stamp First Day Issue

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