1994 Buffalo Soldiers Black Heritage Block Of 6 29c Postage Stamps - Sc# 2818 - MNH, - CW365b

1994 Buffalo Soldiers Black Heritage Block Of 6 29c Postage Stamps - Sc# 2818 - MNH, - CW365b

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1994 Buffalo Soldiers Black Heritage Block Of 6 29c Postage Stamps - Sc# 2818 - MNH, - CW365b

On April 22, 1994 in Dallas TX; the USPS issued these stamps in recognition of the African-American heroes of the American West. The Buffalo Soldiers. in spite of discrimination, and often working with inferior equipment, became among the most decorated U.S. military regiments ever. Buffalo Soldiers originally were members of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, formed on September 21, 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The nickname was given to the "Negro Cavalry" by the Native American tribes they fought, who thought him as tough as a charging buffalo; the term eventually became synonymous with all of the African-American regiments formed in 1866

 

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.