1970 - Woman Women Suffrage Vote Plate Block Of 4 6c Postage Stamps - Sc# 1406 - MNH, OG - CX519

1970 - Woman Women Suffrage Vote Plate Block Of 4 6c Postage Stamps - Sc# 1406 - MNH, OG - CX519

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1970 - Woman Women Suffrage Vote Plate Block Of 4 6c Postage Stamps - Sc# 1406 - MNH, OG - CX519

On August 25, 1970 in Adams, MA, the USPS celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Women's Right to vote. Women's suffrage or woman suffrage, is the right of women to vote and to run for office. The expression is also used for the economic and political reform movement aimed at extending these rights to women and without any restrictions or qualifications such as property ownership, payment of tax, or marital status. Woman suffrage in the United States was achieved gradually, at state and local levels, during the 19th Century and early 20th Century, culminating in 1920 with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which provided: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote are not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex."

 

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.

 

The stamp set shown in the picture is a stock photo and is likely not a picture of the exact stamp set you will receive and it may differ in plate number and/or orientation. However the item you will receive will be similar including having a plate number (if one is present in the photos) and the same number of stamps. Stamps titled as MNH, OG will have no significant creases or unnatural gum disturbances unless otherwise noted.