Selling One 1968 Fort McHenry STAMP Unused #1345. Issue Date: July 4, 1968City: Pittsburgh, PAQuantity: 228,040,000Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and PrintingPrinting Method: Giori PressPerforations: 11Color: Dark blue and redThis is the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 1814. The flag flew over Fort McHenry, which guarded Baltimore, Maryland’s harbor, during a War of 1812 British naval bombardment. After a night of ferocious fighting, Key found our “flag was still there.” The original Fort McHenry flag now hangs in the Smithsonian Institution.Fort McHenry was named for James McHenry, the representative from Maryland who signed the U.S. Constitution. In 1939, it was made the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.Unused Great Condition!Questions welcome. Check out my other items. We are happy to offer combined shipping and will revise the invoice to reflect the cheapest shipping cost given the number of items sold.Selling the Actual item depicted in the pictures as shown in "Gallery" picture. Remaining pictures are provided for further details. Please zoom in on the pictures and if you have any questions feel free to message me.