First day of issue envelope, "Bicentennial Era, The Seafaring Tradition", October 13, 1975
first day of issue envelopePHILATELY
United States Postal Service
USA, MN, Minneapolis
overall: 3-5/8 x 6-1/2 in.
First day of issue envelope honoring the bicentennial era and the seafaring tradition; envelope has preprinted stamp, stamp is a blue circle with an embossed compass rose, illustration on left is a tan colored profile of a square-rigger; printed on left "Bicentennial Era The Seafaring Tradition"; printed on stamp "10c/ USA"; stamp is cancelled "MINNEAPOLIS, MN/ OCT/ 13/ 1975/ 55401" and "FIRST DAY OF ISSUE".