Byrd Antarctic Expedition II Souvenir Sheet

US Postage Stamps: 1934


Byrd Antarctic Expedition II Souvenir Sheet
National Stamp Exhibition of 1934

The original Byrd Antarctic Expedition II stamp was issued in 1933.  On February 10, 1934 an imperforate souvenir sheet was also issued.  The souvenir sheet was ungummed and featured six Byrd Antarctic Expedition II stamps.  The original 1933 stamp was issued to raise funds for the expedition, It  was considered a normal three cent commemorative and could be used for the standard first class letter rate, although its primary audience was stamp collectors.  For an extra 50 cent surcharge, collectors could have their letters sent to the “Little America” temporary post office at the Antarctic base can to receive a special commemorative postmark.

 

 

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US Postage Stamps
1934


Byrd Antarctic Expedition Souvenir Sheet
Maryland Tercentenary
Whistler's Mother / Mothers in America
Wisconsin Tercentenary
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Grand Canyon National Park

Mount Rainier National Park

Mesa Verde National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Crater Lake National Park

Acadia National Park

Zion National Park

Glacier National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park