Railroad Commemorative Stamp Collection

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by American Coin Treasures
Product Number: 844815p
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Take a journey through the history of the railroad with this commemorative Stamp Collection!
This Railroad Commemorative Stamp Collection is a must-have collector's piece!
Begin with the 1952 three cent stamp honorig the 125 year anniversary of the B & O Railroad. The B & O Railroad was chartered by merchants hoping to extend their trade into the western United States. Remembered as the nation's first common carrier, the B & O received it's name from the original starting point, Baltimore, and its intended final destination, the Ohio River.

Continue your ride to Chicago's Union Station, where on May 20, 1982, the two cent stamp was unveiled to honor the 1870's steam locomotive with it's funnel-shaped smokestack. The Transcontinental Railroad was honored in 1944, 75 years after the last spike was driven into the ground. In 1869, Promontory Summit, Utah delivered the last spike of the Transcontinental to join the Central Pacific and the Union Pacific Railroad companies.

Ride the rail from Utah to Cleveland, Ohio and get aboard the Daylight and 20th Century Limited luxury passenger train 33 cent stamps.

The final stop on the journey honors the 1880's Handcar, by way of the 1983 three cent stamp. Stamps are secured in a vinyl pocket folder measuring approximately 6 by 4 inches. A Certificate of Authenticity is included.
Materials: Plastic, Cardboard, Paper.

Dimensions: 6 IN L x 4 IN W x 0.125 IN H
Weight: 0.25 LBS.
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