#IC 1961 – 1961 Inauguration Cover - President John F. Kennedy

1961 Kennedy Inaugural Cover Inaugural Covers are those that are canceled on the same day a President is sworn into office.  The most prized are those that are canceled in Washington, D.C.  Many early Inauguration Covers have a standard black bar cancel.  Covers issued more recently often have pictorial cancels or may simply say, “Inauguration Day.”

A fun part of Inaugural Covers is that they will always feature patriotic stamps.  These can include the American Flag, Statue of Liberty, the nation’s capital and more.  Inaugural covers are a different part of collecting you’ll enjoy discovering.

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1961 Kennedy Inaugural Cover

Inaugural Covers are those that are canceled on the same day a President is sworn into office.  The most prized are those that are canceled in Washington, D.C.  Many early Inauguration Covers have a standard black bar cancel.  Covers issued more recently often have pictorial cancels or may simply say, “Inauguration Day.”

A fun part of Inaugural Covers is that they will always feature patriotic stamps.  These can include the American Flag, Statue of Liberty, the nation’s capital and more.  Inaugural covers are a different part of collecting you’ll enjoy discovering.