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- U.S. Commemorative Postage Stamp FDC - First Day Cover Issue
- Scott catalog# 2147 / Issue date - July 18, 1985 / Denomination 22¢
- Topic - Frederic Bartholdi - Statue of Liberty Sculptor
- Postmarked - July 18, 1985 / New York, New York
** Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi (August 2 1834 - October 4, 1904) was a French sculptor who is best known for designing Liberty Enlightening the World, better known as the Statue of Liberty. - Originally planned to be given to the United States by the people of France in 1876, Lady Liberty was not completed and presented until 1885. - This stamp was issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the presentation.