US 1940 Author Louisa May Alcott 5c. Scott. 862

US 1940 Author Louisa May Alcott 5c. Scott. 862

Series: Famous Americans Issue - Authors

Issued date: 05-02-1940 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 862
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 859
Michel (Germany): 458
Yvert et Tellier (France): 416

Dimensions (height x width):
29mm x 26mm

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

Stamp Colors: Ultramarine
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Author, Writer, Literature, Feather, Famous People

Total print: 22,104,950 (estimate)

Description:- Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). Raised in New England by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May and Amos Bronson Alcott, she grew up among many well-known intellectuals of the day, such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.