Selling One 1964 5c StampUnused American Music#1252Issue Date: October 15, 1964City: New York, NYQuantity: 126,970,000Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and PrintingPrinting Method: Giori Press Perforations: 11 Color: Red, black, and blueU.S. #1252 honors American Music and was issued at the headquarters of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, which was founded 50 years earlier.The design, based on an 18th-century vignette, pictures wind and string instruments from the era of America’s founding.The American Society of Composers, Authors and PublishersComposer Victor Herbert founded ASCAP in New York City on February 13, 1914, with the goal of protecting copyrighted music compositions.The majority of the early members were writers and publishers from the Tin Pan Alley (a section of Manhattan named so because of the large concentration of musicians and publishers who lived there). These included Irving Berlin, Otto Harbach, and John Philip Sousa.By 2009, ASCAP’s membership reached more than 360,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers.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.