hello, are you pleased with these pages ? then PLEASE also have a look at my wish list of these stamps: you can send me used stamps in trade
you can choose your stamps for a first trade from my offer list of Belgian stamps. I collect world wide used stamps and like to exhange stamps: new pages will follow soon. But remember, this is a hobby project: I will add pages as time permits.
United States of America
stamppages : free online postage stamp catalogue : United States of America 1920
|The economic prosperity experienced, occurred in part as the result of the conclusion of World War I and Spanish flu. In 1920, the women's rights movement won passage of a constitutional amendment granting women's suffrage. The 1920s and 1930s saw the rise of radio for mass communication and the invention of early television. The prosperity of the Roaring Twenties ended with the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and the onset of the Great Depression. |
1922: Kingman Reef (Pacific) was formally annexed.
1926: Johnston Atoll was established as a federal bird refuge and placed under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Agriculture. The atoll had originally been claimed by both the United States and Hawaii in 1858, but little activity apart from guano mining had taken place, and it had been largely abandoned for decades.
1928: The Island of Palmas Case was decided in the favor of the Netherlands, ceding Palmas to the Dutch East Indies.
Pilgrim Tercentenary Issue: a photograph of a model of the Mayflower in the Smithsonian Museum's collection inspired the engraving of the 1-cent stamp, The image on the federal 5$ bank note inspired the 2-cent stamp, the Landing of the Pilgrims. The Mayflower appears in the distant background. A painting by American artist Edwin White inspired the image for the 5c: the signing of the Mayflower Compact was the first major political event of American history.
Fourth Bureau Issues (1922-1930): a half cent wass issued in 1925 to meet the needs of new rates of postage which were to become effective April 15, 1925. It was to be used in conjunction with the existing private and Post Office stocks of one cent stamps and stamped envelopes to cover the increased rate on third class matter to 1½c per ounce.