1983 USA - Sweden 1783 Treaty Plate Block of 4 Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 2036
On March 24, 1983 in Philadelphia PA, the USPS commemorated the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce between Sweden and the United States. In 1783 the United States' Ambassador to Paris, Benjamin Franklin, and the Swedish Ambassador, Count Gustaf Philip Creutz, signed a treaty of amity and commerce. The treaty - the first such treaty between the U.S. and another nation - was a pledge between the two countries to keep lasting peace and friendship.
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.