United States of America 1999 All Aboard! 20th Century Trains

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 26th August 1999
  • five values, in various formats
  • Designed by:
  • Printed by (stamps): Ashton-Potter USA Ltd
  • Print process: offset lithography
  • stamp format height 25mm x width 39¾mm
  • Perforations: 11 x 11 (comb)

ALL ABOARD! 20th Century Trains


33c ~ The Daylight
33c ~ The Congressional
33c ~ The 20th Century Limited
33c ~ The Hiawatha
33c ~ The Super Chief

  • these trains were restyled in Art Deco fashion by famous industrial designers;
  • see illustration of postcard set (below) for background information
  • the backs of the (mint) stamps are also printed with this information (turn them over!)


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Stamp Booklet and Postcard set

  • booklet has 'window' in front cover, through which a 'pane' of 15 stamps (3 x 5 designs), folded along the perforations, can be seen
  • postcards are a set of five, with 20c imprinted stamps, sold in a booklet of 20 cards for US$6.95
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postcards set of 5 20c


Sheetlet

full sheetlet 33c x 20