We are pleased to offer for sale this 1973 Boston Tea Party - Bicentennial Era 8 Cent US Postage Stamp MNH Sheet of 50 Scott #1480 - #1483.
Stamp Sheet Information:
Country: United States
Stamp Name: Boston Tea Party - Bicentennial Era
First Day Cover Issue Date: July, 4th 1973
Denomination: 8 Cents
+ Scott Numbers...- Scott Numbers
1480 British Merchantmen
1481 British Three-master Ship
1482 Boats and Ship's Hull
1483 Boat and Dock
+ Illustrations...- Illustrations
A894 British Merchantmen
A895 British Three-master Ship
A896 Boats and Ship's Hull
A897 Boat and Dock
Color: Black and Multicolored
Condition: MNH (Mint Never Hinged). Stamp Sheet is a stock photo. Plate positions may vary.
Sheet Size: 50 stamps (10 x 1480, 15 x 1481, 10 x 1482, 15 x 1483): 5 across, 10 down
History: The Boston Tea Party was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 16, 1773. Demonstrators destroyed an entire shipment of tea, sent by the East India Company, in defiance of the Tea Act of May 10, 1773. The British governments response helped escalate the start of the American Revolution. The Tea Party became an iconic event of American history.