Chien-Shiung Wu First Day Cover

Chien-Shiung Wu First Day Cover

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Issue Date: 2/11/2021

Honor one of the most influential nuclear physicists of the 20th century with this new Chien-Shiung Wu First Day Cover. The #6 ¾ envelope bears an affixed Forever® stamp cancelled with an official First Day of Issue postmark.

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  • Honor one of the most influential nuclear physicists of the 20th century with this new Chien-Shiung Wu First Day Cover. The #6 ¾ envelope bears an affixed Forever® stamp cancelled with an official First Day of Issue postmark.

    During a career that spanned more than 40 years, Chien-Shiung Wu established herself as the authority on conducting precise research to test fundamental theories of physics. The stamp art features a portrait of Wu wearing a traditional Chinese gown known as a qipao.

    The pictorial postmark features the periodic table icon for Uranium, a reference to Wu’s invaluable contributions to the process of splitting and harnessing the power of the uranium atom. Also included is the stamp title, as well as the date and location of stamp issuance: February 11, 2021, New York, NY, 10199.

    Made in the USA.

    SKUs featured on this page: 480216

  • #6 ¾ envelope

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