These stamps were issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. purchase of Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000.00. At the time, Secretary of State William Seward's decision to buy the land was regarded as a terrible one by many people in the United States.
The design features a stylized Tlingit Totem.
Format: Plate Block of 4 stamps
Issue Date: March 30, 1967
First City of Issue: Sitka, AK
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori press printing
Type of stamp: Air Mail
Condition: mint never hinged.
Stock photo; plate number and/or position may vary.
These collectible 8-cent stamps can be used for mailing; additional postage would be required to make up the current rate.
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