Fill the Gaps in Your Collection with the 1982 Commemorative Year Set
Contents: YS1982 (1950-52, 2003-04, 2006-30), 30 Stamps
Now you can get 30 commemoratives issued in 1982 with one convenient, money-saving order.
Stamp Set Commemorates:
Franklin D. Roosevelt – This issue celebrates the 100th anniversary of President Roosevelt’s birth. In remembering this past President, it’s interesting to note that he was an avid stamp collector and assisted in the design of many stamps while he was President.
George Washington – In honor of the 250th anniversary of Washington’s birth, this issue bears the portrait of our first President. To date, Washington’s image is the most frequently used in the history of U.S. stamps.
Netherlands – This stamp was issued to commemorate the 200th anniversary of peaceful relations between the United States and the Netherlands. Today, this continues to be the longest period of peace between the United States and any other foreign power.
Horatio Alger – Introduced on the 150th anniversary of Horatio Alger’s birth, this issue recognizes Alger’s contribution to 19th-century children’s literature and pictures some of his “rags to riches” characters.
The Performing Arts – Fifth in the Performing Arts Series, this stamp honors John, Lionel, and Ethel Barrymore and the contribution they have made to the entertainment industry for the last 100 years. The Barrymore family legacy reached a new generation with the popularity of Drew Barrymore, granddaughter of John and grandniece of Ethel and Lionel.
International Peace Garden – This stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of the International Peace Garden, which covers 2,300 acres between North Dakota and Canada. The garden symbolizes the harmony of the United States and Canada, who share the longest unfortified boundary in the world.
Jackie Robinson – This stamp is one of the Black Heritage Series. It honors the legendary Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson, and illustrates athletes in action.
Ponce de Leon – Honors the man remembered by legend to have searched for the Fountain of Youth. In truth, he conquered Puerto Rico, becoming governor in 1509. He also discovered the Gulf Stream and what he believed to be an island – Florida.
Add this history and more to your collection – order the 1982 Commemorative Year Set today.