Dave's United States Postage Stamp Collection

1944 Commemoratives

Transcontinental Railroad: 3 Cent Violet. Issused to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad.

Steamship: 3 Cent Violet. In commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the sailing of the Savannah, the first steam-propelled vessel to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

Telegraph: 3 Cent Bright Red Violet. Commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first message ever transmitted by electric telegraph.

Philippines Commemorative: 3 Cent Deep Violet. An aerial view of the island in Manila Bay to commemorate the final resistance of the United States and Philippine defenders on Corregidor.

Motion Pictures Commemorative: 3 Cent Deep Violet. This stamp was issued to commemorate the 50th anniversary of motion pictures and depicts a motion picture showing for the Armed Forces in the South Pacific.

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