American glass [postage stamps] [graphic].

Title: 
American glass [postage stamps] [graphic].

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Publisher: 
[Washington, D.C.] : USPS, c1998.
Description: 
1 sheet (15 stamps): col. ill. ; 16 x 19 cm.
Format of Material: 
Ephemera
Bib ID: 
61141
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Postage Stamps
Call Number: 
Postage Stamp Collection B
Notes: 
Issued June 29, 1999 in Corning, NY. First-day of issue ceremony held at The Corning Museum of Glass.
"Glassmaking has been a vital American art and industry since the 18th century."
4 different 33 cent stamps pictured : free-blown glass ; mold-blown glass ; pressed glass ; art glass.
CMGL c. 1 in USPS paper envelope; c. 2 packaged for sale, labeled "Item: 447615, 15 x $.33 = $4.95."
CMGL also has 1 previously framed sheet "American Glass Commemorative Stamps First Day of Issue Ceremony June 29, 1999 - Corning, New York" (CMGL BIB 65035).
Object/Material Note: 
Free-blown glass stamp includes CMoG objects: 55.4.134 -- 91.4.74 -- 86.4.196 -- 55.4.110.
Pressed glass stamp includes CMoG object: 68.4.544.
Art glass stamp includes CMoG objects: 62.4.61 -- 50.4.328 -- 74.4.177 -- 61.4.122.