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Unused vintage Peace Corps postage stamps from 1972 - face value is 8¢ each.


Proposed by John F. Kennedy and founded in 1961, the goals of the Peace Corps are simple: "To help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women. To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the people served. To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans." By 1972, the number of volunteers had reached 50,000. By 2001, that number had grown to over 160,000.

You will receive 25 total stamps all in mint condition. Perfect for wedding envelopes, postcards, birthday invitations or other occasions! They also look great for scrapbooking, decoupage and other craft projects!

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¢ Peace Corps - Pack of 25 unused stamps from 1972

SKU: 1447
  • We gladly accept returns & exchanges.

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    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. #1447

    8¢ Peace Corps


    Issue Date: February 11, 1972

    City: Washington, DC

    Quantity: 150,400,000

    Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

    Printing Method: Photogravure

    Perforations: 10 ½ x 11

    Color: Dark blue, light blue and red

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