Dave's United States Posage Stamp Collection

1961 Commemoratives

Champion of Liberty: 4 Cent Red Orange. 8 Cent Carmine, Ultramarine and Ochre. Issued to honor Mohandas K. Gandhi who was a revered leader in India's struggle for independence.

Range Conservation:4 Cent Blue, Slate and Brown-Orange. Featuring a reproduction of the drawing "The Trail Boss" by Charles M.Russell, this stamp emphasizes the importance of range conservation as it developed from pioneer days through today.

Horace Greely: 4 Cent Dull Violet. Issued to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Horace Greely, renowned publisher and editor.

Kansas Statehood: 4 Cent Brown, Dark Red and Green. Celebrates the 100th anniversary of the admission of Kansas to the Union as the thirty-fourth state.

George W. Norris: 4 Cent Blue Green. Marks the 100th annivesary of the birth of Senator George Norris and shows the Norris Dam which was named after the senator for his part in the Tennessee Valley Authority Act.

1961 Commemoratives

Naval Aviation: 4 Cent Blue. This stamp marks the 50th anniversary of Naval Aviation and was released on the occasion of the meeting of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences.

Workmen's Compensation: 4 Cent Ultramarine. Celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first successful workmen's compensation legislation.

Frederic Remington: 4 Cent Muliticolored. Issused to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Frederic Remington. A distinguished American painter, sculptor and author, he is best remembered as the "Artist Of The West".

Republic Of China: 4 Cent Blue. Celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Republic of China, which was founded by Sun Yat-Sen who became its first president.

Naismith-Basketball: 4 Cent Brown. Recognizes the sport of basketball and marks the 100th anniversary of its founder, Dr. James Naismith.

Nursing: 4 Cent Blue, Green, Orange and Black. Lighting the traditional candle that symbolizes her dedication to the profession, this issue honors nurses.

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