US 1940 Educator Charles W. Eliot 3c. Scott. 871

US 1940 Educator Charles W. Eliot 3c. Scott. 871

Series: Famous Americans Issue - Educators

Issued date: 28-03-1940 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 871
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 868
Michel (Germany): 467
Yvert et Tellier (France): 425

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

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

Stamp Colors: Bright red violet
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

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

Total print: 51,636,270 (estimate)

Description:- Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was an American academic who was selected as Harvard's president in 1869. A member of the prominent Eliot family of Boston, he transformed the provincial college into the pre-eminent American research university. Eliot served until 1909, having the longest term as president in the university's history.