HOF Stamp Collection : stamps.

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HOF Stamp Collection : stamps.

HOF Stamp Collection : stamps.

The stamps in this collection were donated by many over time, with the earliest stamp dated 1934. This collection consist of first day covers, sheets of stamps, commemorative issues, Little League and Olympic stamps. The stamps are mainly from the USA but do include other countries. This collection of stamps include First Day Covers of 1939, Commemorative Stamps for players in general as well as Clemente, Gehrig, Ruth, McGwire, Ichiro Suzuki. Other items of note: Casey at the Bat cachet, American Legion World Series, 1972 Cooperstown Philatelic Exhition, Jackie Robinson, All-Star cachet, Ripken breaking Gehrig's record. There is one box which contains general research files, files on the 1939 and 1969 Centennial issue and a file on the Spook Jacobs Collection.

5 boxes (2.5 linear feet)

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