Issued Jan. 28, 2014 this stamp was featured on the Smithsonian’s Nationwide Museum of American Historical past to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” This stamp design includes a photograph of the flag that flies over Fort McHenry Nationwide Monument and His­toric Shrine in Baltimore, MD. This flag is a duplicate of the one which impressed Francis Scott Key to put in writing “The Star-Spangled Banner” after realizing Fort McHenry had withstood the British assault of Sept.13-14, 1814. The image of the flag was taken towards a backdrop of fireworks throughout an annual celebration of Defenders’ Day, a authorized vacation within the state of Maryland commemorating the profitable protection of town of Baltimore on Sept. 12, 1814 from an invading British pressure throughout the Warfare of 1812. Photographer Gary Clark stated it was a problem to get the fireworks and the flag in the identical shot and that “the wind picked up fairly a bit that night time.” Artwork director Phil Jordan designed the stamp. The Star-Spangled Banner stamp is being issued as a Ceaselessly Stamp, which is equal in worth to the present First-Class Mail 1-ounce worth. This itemizing is for a double-sided booklet of 20 stamps in new situation.Double-sided booklet of 20 endlessly stamps (12 on one facet, eight on the opposite). Not a lower strip of stamps.
Options Fireworks (aka Star Spangled Banner) Design
Ceaselessly stamps will all the time be legitimate for top notch postage even when charges change
Model new stamps
Worth: $10.71


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