US 2017 Gateway Arch $23.75 Scott. 5157

US 2017 Gateway Arch $23.75 Scott. 5157

Series: American Landmarks Expedited Service Rate

Stamp details: Gateway Arch

Issued date: 22-01-2017 (dd/mm/yyyy)

Face value: $23.75

Emission: Definitive

Format: PSA pane of 4

First Day City: Kansas City, Missouri

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 5157
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 5762
Michel (Germany): 5351
Yvert et Tellier (France): 4971

Dimensions (height x width):
31.1mm x 39.6mm

Printer: Ashton-Potter (USA) Ltd.

Printing Method: Offset, Microprint

Stamp Colors: Multicolored

Perforation: Die Cut 10

Gum type: Self-Adhesive

Themes: Architecture, Monument

Total print: 3,000,000 (estimate)

Note: Face value US$0.49 on day of issue.

Description:- The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot-tall (192 m) monument in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Clad in stainless steel and built in the form of a weighted catenary arch, it is the world's tallest arch and Missouri's tallest accessible building. Some sources consider it the tallest human-made monument in the Western Hemisphere. Built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States and officially dedicated to "the American people", the Arch, commonly referred to as "The Gateway to the West", is a National Historic Landmark in Gateway Arch National Park and has become an internationally recognized symbol of St. Louis, as well as a popular tourist destination.