Masonic Stamp Club of New York

Masonic Stamp Club of New York Postal Cards


Stock #: 640485
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Postmark: 1959 Jul-27
PM City: Washington
PM State: DC
Stamp: 3c
Size: 3.25" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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George Washington Chapter No. 1 - As part of the ceremonies when President Eisenhower laid the cornerstone for the Capitol's east front, July 4, 1959, the Masonic Stamp Club issued a two-color cover showing George Washington laying the original cornerstone of the Capitol 1793. The 48-star flag stamp was used on cover and post marked at noon, July 4th, during the Masonic ceremonies. The Grand Master of Masons of the District of Columbia presided, together with many prominent people in Government and private life attended the ceremonies. The Masonic Stamp Club thought you may be interested in this cover. three thousand were printed and any number may be purchased by writing the Cover Chairman-James Zollickoffer, Union Bridge, Maryland.