Unused vintage 6 cent W. C. Handy postage stamps. The “Father of the Blues” was born in Florence, Alabama, and later moved to Memphis, Tennessee. Handy did not invent the blues, but was responsible for popularizing the music. Among his famous songs are “Memphis Blues,” “Beale Street Blues,” “St. Louis Blues,” and “Joe Turner Blues.” He wrote an autobiography, “Father of the Blues,” and a book on black musicians, “Unsung Americans Sung.”
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: 6 cents each
Year of Issue: 1969
NEED ENVELOPES in a certain color to go with your vintage stamps? Convo us and we can set you up a custom listing, then ship your stamps and envelopes together! Please see all available envelope colors in photo #3.
All stamps are guaranteed authentic, unused and in perfect mint condition!
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 convo us and we can arrange that for you.