1987 - Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable Block Of 4 22c Postage Stamps - MNH - Sc# 2249 - CW397a

1987 - Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable Block Of 4 22c Postage Stamps - MNH - Sc# 2249 - CW397a

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1987 - Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable Block Of 4 22c Postage Stamps - MNH - Sc# 2249 - CW397a

Jean Baptiste Point du Sable is regarded as the first permanent non-Indigenous settler of what would later become Chicago, Illinois, and is recognized as the "Founder of Chicago". A school, museum, harbor, park, and bridge have been named in his honor. Wikipedia
Born: 1745, Saint-Marc, Haiti
Died: August 28, 1818, Saint Charles, MO
Spouse: Kitihawa (m. 1788-1818)
Known for: Founder of Chicago
Children: Susanne Point du Sable, Jean Point du Sable
Nationality: American, Haitian

 

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.