United States of America 1973 Boston Tea Party

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date : 4th July 1973
  • four values in se-tenant composite block
  • Designed by W A Smith
  • Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington DC
  • Print process: recess and lithography
  • Perforations: 11 x 11
  • Numbers Printed : 196,275,000
  • First day of issue city : Boston, Massachusetts

Bicentenary of the American Revolution series. The Boston Tea Party, 1773[edit]


8c x four designs ~ enraged Massachusetts colonists, dressed as Mohawk Indians, dump chests of tea into Boston Harbour in protest a tax levied by the British government

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