US 1948 Humorist William Penn Adair Rogers (1879-1935) 3c. Scott. 975

US 1948 Humorist William Penn Adair Rogers (1879-1935) 3c. Scott. 975

Series: Will Rogers Issue

Stamp details: Will Rogers (1879-1935), Humorist and Political Commentator

Issued date: 04-11-1948 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 975
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 972
Michel (Germany): 588
Yvert et Tellier (France): 526

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: Famous People, Humour, Actor

Total print: 67,162,000 (estimate)

Description:- William Penn Adair Rogers (1879-1935) was an American vaudeville performer, actor, and humorous social commentator. He was born as a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, in the Indian Territory (now part of Oklahoma), and is known as "Oklahoma's Favorite Son". As an entertainer and humorist, he traveled around the world three times, made 71 films (50 silent films and 21 "talkies"), and wrote more than 4,000 nationally syndicated newspaper columns. By the mid-1930s, Rogers was hugely popular in the United States for his leading political wit and was the highest paid of Hollywood film stars. He died in 1935 with aviator Wiley Post when their small airplane crashed in northern Alaska.