A 5-cent stamp honouring Robert Fulton (1765-1815) was issued on August 19, 1965. Fulton was an American engineer and inventor who is widely credited with developing a commercially successful steamboat called ‘Clerrmont’. He was commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte to design the "Nautilus", which was the first practical submarine in history. He is also credited with inventing some of the world's earliest naval torpedoes for use by the British Royal Navy.
Here is an addressed FIRST DAY COVER with a single ROBERT FULTON 5 Cent stamp with Clerrmont NY postmark on day of issue. It is offered for sale at only $3.
* Discounts available on 10 or more First Day Covers.