War of 1812: USS Constitution Postage Stamp to be Issued in 2012
For the stamp design, the Postal Service selected a long-admired painting of the famed USS Constitution by Michele Felice Cornè, circa 1803.
Constitution acquired the nickname “Old Ironsides” during a victorious battle with a ship of the Royal Navy at the beginning of the War of 1812.
The majestic warship — which is today docked at . . .
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