First day envelope and flyer, Peru Louis Braille stamp

Stamp, Postage

Accession Number: 2017.10.7

Description: (a) First day issue commemorative envelope with cancelled Louis Braille stamp, dated March 2, 1976; stamp features red and gray panels with bust of Louis Braille seen in profile, six dot cell in upper left; 4.50 sols; legend, "PERU/150 ANIVERSARIO DEL SYSTEMA BRAILLE"; (b) commemorative flyer with same stamp in panel on front, titled "LUX PARA EL CIEGO"; text in Spanish.

Height: 3.625

Width: 6.5

Date Made: 1976

Place of Origin: Peru

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2017.10

Subjects: Braille Postage stamps

Material: Paper

Updated: 06/28/2021