Ernest J. Gaines Digital Color Postmark

Ernest J. Gaines Digital Color Postmark

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Issue Date: 1/23/2023

Celebrate the legacy of a beloved author with this Ernest J. Gaines Digital Color Postmark First Day Cover. The #6 ¾ envelope is affixed with a Forever® stamp cancelled with an official First Day of Issue postmark.

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  • Celebrate the legacy of a beloved author with this Ernest J. Gaines Digital Color Postmark First Day Cover. The #6 ¾ envelope is affixed with a Forever® stamp cancelled with an official First Day of Issue postmark.

    The 46th stamp in the Black Heritage series honors Gaines (1933–2019), who is best known for such novels as The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and A Lesson Before Dying. Gaines drew from his childhood as the son of sharecroppers on a Louisiana plantation to explore the untold stories of rural African Americans.

    The postmark includes Gaines’s name along with the date and location of stamp issuance: January 23, 2023, Lafayette, LA 70501.

    SKUs featured on this page: 482921

  • #6 ¾ envelope

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