From Selma to Montgomery

Selma blue

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march for civil rights, the Postal Service is offering a special envelope that illustrates the passion and determination of an event that was instrumental in the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

Deputy Postmaster General Ron Stroman recently unveiled the envelope designed by Alabama District General Clerk Marvin Owens. The envelope features an image from the march and a recent stamp depicting the 1963 March on Washington.Two versions are available: one with gold embossed lettering and one with blue embossed lettering. Each envelope is $5.

The 1963 March on Washington stamp sheet contains 20 stamps and is also available for purchase for $9.80 per sheet.

To download the order form for the special collection, click here.

1963 march

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