FIRST COMMEMORATIVE ISSUED ON THIS DAY IN 1893

first commemorative postage stamp

The United States issued its first commemorative stamp on January 2, 1893, the
$1 Columbian Exposition issue, "Isabella pledging her jewels", one of a set of 16 commemoratives issued to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher
Columbus’s arrival in the New World in 1492.

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