United States of America 1920 Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers 1620

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 18th December 1920
  • three values
  • Design:
  • Printing: recess
  • stamp format height 24mm x width 30mm
  • perforations 10.9 x 10.9

Tercentenary of the Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers, 1620 - 1920

1c ~ The Mayflower during the crossing of the Atlantic from the Netherlands
2c ~ landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock (now in Massachusetts), after drawing by White
5c ~ signing of The Compact by the settlers, under which they agree to be bound by the rule of law

  • Notes. These stamps do not carry the name of the issuing country

Sheet stamps

1c green
2c carmine red
5c deep blue

used sheet stamps

  • reasonably though not perfectly centred stamps (good centring is critical to value for this issue)
  • circular, though rather heavy used (typical for the period
1c green
2c carmine red
5c deep blue