Us Stamp Mnh # 2559 2697 2765 2838 2981 5 Ww2 Panes Complete Set Of 50

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Seller: mjd5914 (4,312) 100%, Location: Byron Center, Michigan, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 283610856809 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 This auction consists of one (1) set of US Scott Catalog #2559 1941 - A WORLD AT WAR, #2697 1942 – INTO THE BATTLE, #2765 1943 – TURNING THE TIDE, #2838 1944 – ROAD TO VICTORY and #2981 1945 – VICTORY AT LAST Full Pane Miniature Sheet of ten (10), 29¢ and 32¢, Mint, Unused Gummed Stamps. These souvenir sheets of 10 stamps each issued from 1991 through 1995 are mint, never hinged, and very fine condition. Retail value per 2015 Brookman is $98.50 #2559, 2697, 2765, 2838, 2981 World War II Events – 1941 A World at War, 1942 Into the Battle, 1943 Turning the Tide, 1944 Road to Victory and 1945 Victory at Last Issues The Postal Service issued its 29-cent World War II commemorative stamps September 3, 1991, in conjunction with the American Legion's national convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Each commemorative sheet features ten individual stamps in two rows of five, one above and one below a Mercator-projection world map entitled, "1941: A World at War." The US Postal Service issued its second commemorative sheet of ten 29-cent stamps, marking the fiftieth anniversary of World War II, August 17, 1992, in Indianapolis, Indiana, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) national convention. This was the second in a series of five to issued annually from 1991 through 1995. Each full pane of twenty stamps yields two identical miniature sheets when torn along the perforations dividing them. Each miniature sheet features ten individual commemorative stamps that recall a series of key events from America's second year into the war. The stamps are positioned horizontally in two rows of five, one above and below a Mercator-projection world map entitled "1942: Into the Battle." The map has text, arrows, and color shadings to depict theaters of war and historical events of 1942. The stamp designs recalling war scenes of 1942 include B-25's take-off to raid Tokyo on April 18; ration coupons; dive bomber and deck crewman during the Battle of the Coral Sea in May; prisoners of war at the fall of Corregidor on May 6; Dutch Harbor buildings on fire in June, when Japan invaded Aleutian Islands; headphones and coded message symbolizing Allies' deciphering secret enemy codes; Yorktown lost and the victory at Midway; woman with drill commemorating the millions of women who joined war effort; marines landing on Guadalcanal on August 7; and Allies landing in North Africa in November. The Postal Service issued a commemorative sheet of ten 29-cent stamps marking the 50th anniversary of World War II on May 31, 1993 in Washington, DC. This issuance is the third in a series of five issued annually through 1995. The stamps were manufactured by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in the offset/intaglio process. The stamps, designed by artist Bill Bond of Arlington, Virginia, highlight the following 1943 events and subjects: Allied forces battle German U-boats; military medics treat the wounded; Sicily attacked by Allied forces; B-24s hit Ploesti refineries; V-mail delivers letters from home; Italy invaded by Allies; bonds and stamps help war effort; "Willie and Joe" keep spirits high; Gold Stars mark World War II losses; and Marines assault Tarawa. The Postal Service commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of World War II with the issuance of a miniature sheet of ten 29-cent stamps, on June 6, 1994, on the USS Normandy. "The 1994: Road to Victory" miniature sheet was the fourth in a series of five issues through 1995 commemorating major events of World War II. Also on June 6, a ceremony was held at the National Postal Museum in Washington, DC, where the miniature sheets as well as the USS Normandy First Day of Issue cancellation were available. The stamps highlight the following 1944 events and subjects: Allied forces retake New Guinea; P-51s escort B-17s on bombing raids; Allies in Normandy, D-Day, June 6; airborne units spearhead attacks; submarines shorten war in Pacific; Allies free Rome, June 4, and Paris, August 25; US troops clear Saipan bunkers; Red Ball Express speeds vital supplies; Battles for Leyte Gulf, October 23-26; and Bastogne and the Battle of the Bulge, December. The sheet design remained consistent with the previous three issues with the central label portraying a world map that illustrates the extent of Axis control and Allied operations. The Postal Service commemorated the 50th anniversary of World War II with the issuance of a miniature sheet of 32-cent stamps on September 2, 1995, in Honolulu, Hawaii. This issuance concluded the 5-year World War II series. The stamps, designed by Bill Bond of Arlington, Virginia, highlight the following 1945 events and subjects: Marines raise flag on Iwo Jima; Fierce fighting frees Manila; Okinawa, the last big battle; US and Soviets link up at the Elbe River; Allies liberate Holocaust survivors; Germany surrenders at Reims; World War II has uprooted millions; Truman announces Japan's surrender; News of victory hits home; and Hometowns honor their returning veterans. The photo is a stock picture. Shipping Options: Shipping will be in thick, rigid, weather-tight packages which will ensure quick arrival in the condition described. Postage and handling for US delivery is Free and $1.50 for International delivery. Insurance (which is optional but only available for US delivery), is available for an additional $1.70. Delivery is at the risk of the buyer unless insurance is purchased. Postage, handling and insurance fees are discounted for multiple lot purchasers and we accept PayPal. Refund Policy: If you are not happy with your purchase, your money will be refunded fully once the item is returned in its original condition. Return shipping costs will be the responsibility of the winning bidder unless the item was listed incorrectly. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Topic: World War II, Year of Issue: Multiple, Denomination: Multiple

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