Panama 1915-6 Panama-Pacific Exposition

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date: 1915-6
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  • Print Process: Rotogravure
  • Perforations: 12

This set of stamps with frames and vignettes was issued to commemorate the Panama-Pacific Exposition of 1915. One of the highlights of the Panama-Pacific Exposition was to present the newly built Panama Canal, which finished construction just the year before. The vignettes show various scenes from Panama.



The Falls of Chorrera


A Map of the Panama Canal
Vasco Nuñez de Balboa taking possession of the Pacific Ocean

The first cathedral of Panama City

The Palace of Arts
The Panama Canal locks at Gatun

Culebra Cut
The Flat Arch of the Church of Santo Domingo