First Day Issue Cover ~ International Year of the Child
Block of 4 stamps on illustrated envelope ~ February 15, 1979
Official First Day of Issue Cover commemorating the International Year of the Child. Cancellation is Philadelphia on February 15, 1979.
The stamps are a corner block of 4 with the plate number in the margin. Top and right margins are attached.
These stamps are Scott Catalog No. 1772, featuring Children of different races. Engraving designed by Paul Calle.
Measures appx. 6 1/2" Wide by 3 3/4" Tall. The lower left of the illustration carries the ArtCraft logo.
Condition is Excellent, with No Rips, No Tears, No Stains, No Writing, Clean Cancellation, Great Block of stamps with margins. Note: The cover itself is Only Slightly Wavy.
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