#C11 – 1928 5c Beacon on Rocky Mountains

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U.S. #C11
5¢ Beacon on the Rocky Mountains

Issue Date: July 25, 1928
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 106,887,675
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Flat plate printing
Perforations:
11
Color: Carmine and blue
 
In an all-out effort to increase the use of airmail service, the Post Office Department reduced the rate to 5¢ per ounce. Beginning with this issue, airmail stamps were restricted to exclusive use on mail carried by air and could no longer be used as a substitute for ordinary postage. The design features the beacon light that is atop Sherman Hill in the Rocky Mountains.
 
 
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U.S. #C11
5¢ Beacon on the Rocky Mountains

Issue Date: July 25, 1928
City: Washington, DC
Quantity: 106,887,675
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Flat plate printing
Perforations:
11
Color: Carmine and blue
 
In an all-out effort to increase the use of airmail service, the Post Office Department reduced the rate to 5¢ per ounce. Beginning with this issue, airmail stamps were restricted to exclusive use on mail carried by air and could no longer be used as a substitute for ordinary postage. The design features the beacon light that is atop Sherman Hill in the Rocky Mountains.