Tuesday, August 4, 2015

stamps: united states coast guard

Image from: uspsstamps.com

This stamp honors the United States Coast Guard for its role in protecting the security of the nation and advancing its vital maritime interests. 

An oil painting on masonite, renowned aviation artist William S. Phillips depicts two icons of the Coast Guard: the cutter Eagle, a three-masted sailing ship known as "America's Tall Ship," and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, the standard rescue aircraft of the Coast Guard.

The United States Coast Guard stamp is being issued as a Forever® stamp.

You can read more about the United States Coast Guard stamp here.

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