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20c Centenary of Brooklyn Bridge, New York 1983
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20c Centenary of Brooklyn Bridge, New York 1983
Category: Commemorative Stamps
Tags: 20c | Brooklyn | Bridge | New | York | Centenary | 1983|
Stamp Title:
20c Centenary of Brooklyn Bridge, New York 1983
Issue Year:
1983  
Date of Issue:
17th May, 1983  
Size:
Face Value:
20c 
Stanley Gibbons Catalogue No:
2030  
Scott Catalogue No:
2041
Printer:
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing 
Issue Copies:
181,700,000 
Designer(s):
John A. Roebling
Theme(s):
Bridge
Description:
20c Brooklyn Bridge, New York. Centenary of Brooklyn Bridge 1983.

Issued on the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, the first suspension bridge to use cables made of steel wire and pneumatic chambers for foundations. The bridge took 14 years to complete at a cost of $9 million.