US 1929 Nathan Hale (1755-1776) c. Michel PR259F

US 1929 Nathan Hale (1755-1776) c. Michel PR259F

Series: 1922-1934 Regular Issue - Precancels

Issued date: 25-05-1929 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: c.

Emission: Pre-cancelled

Catalogue No:-
Michel (Germany): PR259F

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Olive brown
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Famous People, Army, Hero, Teacher

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.