Martin Luther King Jr 1979 1st Day Cover Martin Luther King Jr Stamp
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Martin Luther King Jr 1979 1st Day Cover Martin Luther King Jr Stamp:
Martin Luther King Jr 1979 1st Day Cover MARTIN LUTHER KING JR Stamp....
On January 13, 1979, the USPS issued a stamp to honor Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King. Shown here is a genuineFirst Day Cover, an envelope with the new Martin Luther King, Jr. stamp cancelled from the city of issue (Atlanta, GA) on the first day of issue captioned above. The stamp depicts Dr. Martin Luther King with demonstrators in the foreground.
The black and white color cachet (artwork on the envelope) features a portrait of King with him giving his 'I Have a Dream' speech below. The caption reads, "Honoring Martin Luther King - 1929-1968 - Distinguished Civil Rights Leader - Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize - Black Heritage USA Series"
Double matted in black & white, this piece is sized to fit a standard 8 x 10 frame. ***Certificate of Authenticity Included ***