32¢ Toonerville folks 1995

32¢ Toonerville folks 1995
Added by Alain Martineau
General Description : The Comic Strip Classics series of commemorative postage stamps was issued by the US Postal Service in 1995 to honor the centennial of the newspaper comic strip.
Restricted to strips created before 1950, the series featured drawings of comic strip characters with their logos. The stamps were arranged in five tiers with four stamps to a tier.
The Yellow Kid - The Katzenjammer Kids - Little Nemo in Slumberland - Bringing Up Father - Krazy Kat - Rube Goldberg’s Inventions - Toonerville Folks - Gasoline Alley - Barney Google - Little Orphan Annie - Popeye - Blondie - Dick Tracy - Alley Oop - Nancy - Flash Gordon - Li'l Abner - Terry and the Pirates - Prince Valiant - Brenda Starr.
Toonerville Folks (aka The Toonerville Trolley That Meets All the Trains) was a popular newspaper cartoon feature by Fontaine Fox, which ran from 1908 to 1955. It began in 1908 in the Chicago Post, and by 1913, it was syndicated nationally by the Wheeler Syndicate. From the 1930s on, it was distributed by the McNaught Syndicate.
Face value 32 Cents
Catalog code (Scott) 3000G
Catalog code Stanley Gibbons Catalogue No: 3137
Series Centenary of Comic Strips
Print run 15,000,000
Issue date 01/10/1995
Designer Carl Herrman
Print technique Gravure process
Printed by Stamp Venturers, Inc.
Height 23.00 mm
Width 40.00 mm
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