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Philadelphia Light Horse flag, 1775
Date Issued: 1968-07-04
Postage Value: 6 cents

Commemorative issue
Historic Flags
Philadelphia Light Horse flag, 1775

This set of 10 stamps saluted the symbolic banners of America's struggle for independence. Nine of the flags in the set were selected because of their important roles in the Revolutionary War period. One flag, the one flown at Ft. McHenry, inspired Francis Scott Key to write The Star Spangled Banner during the War of 1812.

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