Martin Luther King Jr I Have A Dream Speech 1st Day Cover Mlk Stamp For Sale
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR I Have a Dream Speech 1st Day Cover MLK Stamp....
On September 17, 1999,the USPS issued a set of fifteen stamps to commemorate people and events of the decade of the 1960's.Shown here isone of these events, The Civil Rights Movement and the March on Washington, on a genuine 1st Day Cover, an envelope with the new Martin Luther King - 'I Have a Dream' Speech stamp cancelled from the city of issue (Green Bay, Wisconsin) on the first day of issue captioned above. The stamp depicts Martin Luther King, Jr. with the Washington Monument and the reflecting pool in the background to symbolize King's march on Washington and his "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963. Note the special 'Celebrate the Century' postmark, created to expressly cancel the set of 15 stamps for the 1960's.
Thefull-color cachet (artwork on the envelope) features a portrait of King with the words ' I Have a Dream...' The picture is printed on silk with a gold embossed border. The company that produced this cover has written a brief commentary about King's sizable contribution to the Civil Rights Movement, which we've included. This company is also one of a very few to have created artwork for all 150 stamps.
Double matted in blue & white, this piece is sized to fit a standard 8 x 10 frame. ***Certificate of Authenticity plus Commentary Included***
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Martin Luther King Jr I Have A Dream Speech 1st Day Cover Mlk Stamp: $25