1962 8¢ Airliner and Capitol Dome
Booklet Pane of 5 + Label
Issue Date: August 12, 1960
City: Arlington, VA
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary press printing
Perforations: 10 ½ X 11
This stamp, in booklet form, was issued to conform to the new postal rates, which became effective on January 7, 1963.
The dome of the Capitol building pictured on this stamp is the second dome. As the country grew, the congress did too and outgrew their building. When it was expanded, a new, larger dome replaced the first.