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"National Park Service’s Centennial"
Issue date: 2nd June 2016

The U.S. Postal Service previewed its pane of 16 National Parks Forever® stamps (priced at 47 cents) that celebrates the National Park Service on its 100th anniversary. It exists also as press sheet (see below) with die-cut, sold for $67.68 (print quantity 3'000).

USA 2016 National Park  Service’s Centennial stamp paneImage: copyright: 2016 USPS

        

  1. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (Alaska).
  2. Mount Rainier National Park (Washington).
  3. Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, Vermont. "Scenery in the Grand Tetons" (detail of an artwork by Albert Bierstadt (1830–1902).
    (The National Park webseite reads about the artwork, "...this painting is that is almost certainly not a real "place. There's no record of Bierstadt traveling to the Tetons, ..."
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  4. Acadia National Park (Maine).
  5. Grand Canyon (Arizona).
    “The Grand Canyon of Arizona, from Hermit Rim Road”. Artwork by Thomas Moran (1837–1926).
  6. Assateague Island National Seashore (Maryland and Virginia).
  7. San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (California).
  8. Delicate Arch in Arches National Park (Utah).
  9. Theodore Roosevelt National Park (North Dakota).
  10. Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC.
  11. Bandelier National Monument (New Mexico).
  12. Everglades National Park (Florida).
  13. Haleakalā National Park (Maui Island/Hawaii).
  14. Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming, Montana and Idaho),
  15. Carlsbad Caverns National Park (New Mexico).
  16. Gulf Islands National Seashore.


The selvage image at the center of the sheet is a detail of the 1-cent Yosemite stamp issued in 1934, rendered here in light brown.

cross gutter blocks (below) are from the press sheets
USA 2016 National Park  Service’s Centennial stamp pane


press sheet with die-cut

Image: copyright: 2016 USPS

 

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