Mount Palomar Observatory
First Space Stamp
Scott #966

Mount Palomar Observatory
Mount Palomar Observatory
Item# P0966
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1948 - 3 Palomar Mountain Observatory - Scott #966

In 1948, the U.S. Postal Service issued the world's first 'space' stamp, a 3 cent, blue issue, in recognition of the Palomar Mountain Observatory.

1948 - 3 Palomar Mountain Observatory - Scott #966

Date of Issue - August 30, 1948 Place of Issue - Palomar Mountain Observatory, California.

First Day Cover Counts - 401,365 Quantity Issued - 61,120,010