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Sloop Restaurationen
Date Issued: 1925-05-18
Postage Value: 2 cents

Commemorative issue
Norse-American Centennial
Sloop Restaurationen

The Norse-American Issue commemorated the 100th anniversary of the first Norwegian immigrants' arrival on the Restaurationen. Arrival was on October 9, 1825. The ship shown here is labeled as the Restaurationen, although the stamp design was taken from a drawing of a sister ship. Icelandic sagas tell of Norse exploration of the North American coast in the year 1000 or 1002.

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