US 1938 Iowa Territory Centennial 3c. Scott. 838

US 1938 Iowa Territory Centennial 3c. Scott. 838

Series: Iowa Territory Centennial Issue

Stamp details: The Old Capitol Building

Issued date: 24-08-1938 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 838
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 848
Michel (Germany): 446
Yvert et Tellier (France): 403

Dimensions (height x width):
25mm x 40mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary Press

Stamp Colors: Violet
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Government Buildings, Buildings

Total print: 47,064,300 (estimate)

Description:- The Iowa Old Capitol Building is located in Iowa City, Iowa, United States. It was once the main government building for the state of Iowa, and it now stands as the most prominent landmark at the center of the University of Iowa's campus. The building was depicted on the 1946 Iowa Centennial commemorative half dollar. It was individually listed in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1972, and it was named a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 1976. In 1978 it was included as a contributing property in the Pentacrest, a historic district listed on the NRHP.