Thursday, June 11, 2015

Alabama on U.S. Postage Stamps (3): General Topics

In two previous posts here and here I've discussed numerous U.S. postage stamps related to African-Americans associated with Alabama. Below are some examples of stamps related to specific events in state history or the state generally. In future posts I'll cover additional people and topics. 

More about U.S. stamps and postal history can be found here



New Forever Stamp Commemorating the Battle of Mobile Bay

This stamp was issued on July  30, 2014 to commemorate the Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay

34 cent Alabama state stamp.

This stamp was released on April 2, 2002. All 50 states were featured in similar stamps, designed to look like tourist postcards from the 1930's and 1940's.


US Stamp Gallery >> Camellia & yellow-shafted flicker

Issued August 2, 1969 to celebrate the state's sesquicentennial, this stamp features a camellia and a yellow-shafted flicker.  




Issued April 14, 1982


Alabama

Issued on February 23, 1976, as part of a sheet featuring flags of all 50 states


Alabama flag

Issued June 14, 2008 as part of the "Flags of Our Nation" series













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