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Unused vintage Nicolaus Copernicus postage stamps from 1973 - face value is 8¢ each.


This stamp celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of Copernicus, the astronomer, with a design based on an 18th century engraving. You will receive 25 total stamps all in mint condition. Perfect for wedding envelopes, postcards, birthday invitations, scrapbooking or other crafts!

Quantity: 25
Face Value: 8 cents each
Year of Issue: 1973

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¢ Copernicus - Pack of 25 unused stamps from 1973

SKU: 1488
  • We gladly accept returns & exchanges.

    Please contact us within 7 days of delivery and return all items within 14 days of delivery. To cancel before your item has shipped, please send us a message. 


    Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.


  • U.S. #1488

    8¢ Nicolaus Copernicus
    American Arts 


    Issue Date: April 23, 1973

    City: Washington, DC

    Quantity: 159,475,000

    Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

    Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved

    Perforations: 11

    Color: Black and orange


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