US 1949 Washington and Lee University 3c. Scott. 982

US 1949 Washington and Lee University 3c. Scott. 982

Series: Washington and Lee University Issue

Stamp details: George Washington, Robert E. Lee, and University Building

Issued date: 12-04-1949 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 982
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 979
Michel (Germany): 595
Yvert et Tellier (France): 533

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

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

Stamp Colors: Ultramarine
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Famous People, Head of State, Statesman, University, Buildings

Total print: 104,790,000 (estimate)

Description:- Washington and Lee University is a private liberal arts university in Lexington, Virginia. Established in 1749 as the Augusta Academy, the university is among the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States. Washington and Lee's 325-acre campus sits at the edge of Lexington and abuts the campus of the Virginia Military Institute in the Shenandoah Valley region between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Allegheny Mountains. The campus is approximately 50 miles (80 km) northeast from Roanoke, 140 miles (230 km) west from the state capital of Richmond, and 180 miles (290 km) inland southwest from the national capital at Washington, D.C.