Approaching the end of the last century, the United States issued a series of 15-stamp sheets, with each sheet commemorating a single decade within the century. These sheets contain the first stamp subjects chosen by postal patrons! The single sheet of 15 stamps offered here, "Space shuttle Launched, Berlin Wall Falls," commemorates the following events of the 1980s: Space shuttle program, "Cats" Broadway show, San Franciso 49ers, Hostages in Iran come home, Figure Skating, cable T.V., Vietnam Veterans memorial, compact disks, Cabbage Patch Kids, "The crosby Show" television series, Fall of the Berlin Wall, video games, "E.T. The Extra Terrestrial" movie, personal computers, and hip-hop culture. Descriptions of the featured topics are provided on the backs of the stamps. The sheet selvage shows the launching of space shuttle "Columbia" on June 27, 1982.
Condition: Mint, never hinged.
Scott Catalogue Number(s): United States #3190
The actual size of this sheet is 229 x 191 mm (9.02 x 7.52 inches).
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