1967 Francis Parkman American Historian Plate Block of 4 3c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 1281
This is a numbered plate block of 4 stamps (Scott #1281) Issued on Sept 16, 1967, the US Post Office Dept. commemorated Francis Parkman. Born in Boston and educated at Harvard, Parkman became one of America's greatest historians. His best works include, "The Oregon Trail," "History of the Conspiracy of Pontiac," and "France and England in the New World." Parkman thoroughly researched his subjects, traveling extensively on the Oregon Trail and to Europe for his material.
These are real USPS postage stamps that are accepted by the USA Postal Service as payment for mail posted in the USA however the total rates on the stamps posted must equal or exceed the current appropriate postal mailing rate or extra postage must be paid.
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