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Unused vintage Family Planning postage stamps from 1972 - worth 8¢ each.


This stamp was issued to highlight the issue of responsible family planning, in an attempt to control rapid population growth. A stamp had been long been lobbied for in honor of Margaret Sanger, a birth control advocate. Planned Parenthood was one of the chief proponents, which helped to fuel controversy and spark objections from the Catholic Church and other opponents. After five years of debate, this Family Planning stamp was issued, minus any reference to Sanger.


Quantity: 25
Face Value: 8 cents each
Year of Issue: 1972


All stamps are guaranteed authentic, unused, and ready for your envelopes!

Please note that stamps are separated into blocks/panes/singles to fit our rigid envelopes and keep shipping cost low. If you would like to receive your stamps as a full sheet, just message us through our Contact Form and we can arrange that for you.

Because these stamps are of a smaller denomination than the current postage rate, they can be used together or in conjunction with other vintage stamps to mail wedding invitations, party invitations, or just regular old snail mail! 

8¢ Family Planning - Pack of 25 unused stamps from 1972

SKU: 1455
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