US 1940 Educator Mark Hopkins 2c. Scott. 870

US 1940 Educator Mark Hopkins 2c. Scott. 870

Series: Famous Americans Issue - Educators

Issued date: 14-03-1940 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 870
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 867
Michel (Germany): 466
Yvert et Tellier (France): 424

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

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

Stamp Colors: Pink carmine
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

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

Total print: 52,366,440 (estimate)

Description:- Mark Hopkins (1802-1887) was an American educator and Congregationalist theologian, President of Williams College from 1836 to 1872. An epigram widely attributed to President James A. Garfield, a student of Hopkins defined an ideal college as "Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other".