US 1925 Nathan Hale (1755-1776) c. Scott. 551

US 1925 Nathan Hale (1755-1776) c. Scott. 551

Series: 1922-1926 Regular Issue

Issued date: 04-04-1925 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 551
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 559
Michel (Germany): 259A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 256(A)

Dimensions (height x width):
25.4mm x 22.2mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Flat plate

Stamp Colors: Olive brown
Perforation: 11 x 11
Gum: Water Activated

Themes: Famous People, Army, Hero, Teacher

Total print: 626,241,783 (estimate)

Note: Although the stamp did not have a direct use, it was issued to be used with the 1 stamp to pay the third-class rate of one and a half cents per two ounces, which was in effect from April 15, 1925 through December 1948.

Description:- Nathan Hale (1755-1776) was an American Patriot, soldier and spy for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He volunteered for an intelligence-gathering mission in New York City but was captured by the British and executed. Hale is considered an American hero and in 1985 was officially designated the state hero of Connecticut.