1963 unused vintage 5 cent entitled "The Sciences" commemorative postage stamps.
This stamp was issued in honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). The Academy was founded by an Act of Congress and signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. Its purpose is to “investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art” needed by any department of the government. The first president of the NAS was Alexander Dallas Bache, great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin.
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!
Face Value: 5 cents
Year of Issue: 1963
All stamps are guaranteed authentic, unused, and ready for your envelopes!
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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!
5¢ Sciences - Pack of 25 unused stamps from 1963
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