John Muir 1964 Postage Stamp
and First Day Covers
John Muir and Redwood Forest
Designed by Rudolph Wendelin. This 5 cent postage stamp was issued on April 29, 1964. Scott Number: 1245.
Background on the Stamp
First Day Covers
The Mellone Specialized Cachet Catalog of First Day Covers (1960s, Vol, II),
lists thirty-five different cachet designs. A complete listing of each of these First Day Covers, indicating the Mellone number and the cachet maker are provided in the listing below. (Non-Mellone-catalogued first day covers are provided at the end of this list.)
The links contain scans with descriptions of most of these first day covers.
Cachets Not in Mellone Catalog
(Covers celebrating dates other than 1964 First Day of Issue)
Please contact the firstname.lastname@example.org if
you are aware of additional First Day Covers not listed here, or if you have
any of the missing items from the Mellone catalog listing, for addition to this
collection. Please e-mail your scan of the cover for inclusion, or if you do
not have access to a scanner, please provide a color photocopy.
Other Philatelic Collectibles
John Muir was subsequently honored with a 32 cent postage stamp in 1998, which also has many First Day Covers.
Scott, 1987, Specialized Catalogs of U.S. Stamps
Mellone's specialized Cachet Catalog of First Day Covers (1960s, Vol, II)
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