Martin Luther King Jr Civil Rights Movement 1st Day Cover Mlk Stamp
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Martin Luther King Jr Civil Rights Movement 1st Day Cover Mlk Stamp:
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR Civil Rights Movement 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, on a genuine 1st Day Cover, an envelope with the new 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 in the background to symbolize King's march on Washington and his "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963.
Thefull-color cachet (artwork on the envelope) features a Black American in front of the Lincoln Memorial. 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.
Double matted in blue & white, it's sized to fit a standard 8 x 10 frame. ***Certificate of Authenticity plus Commentary Included***