US 1956 Devils Tower, Northeastern Wyoming 3c. Scott. 1084

US 1956 Devils Tower, Northeastern Wyoming 3c. Scott. 1084

Series: Devils Tower Issue

Stamp details: Devils Tower, 50th Anniversary

Issued date: 24-09-1956 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1084
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1086
Michel (Germany): 706
Yvert et Tellier (France): 621

Dimensions (height x width):
40mm x 26mm

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

Stamp Colors: Violet
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Monument, Mountains, Landscape

Total print: 118,180,000 (estimate)

Description:- Devils Tower (also known as Bear Lodge Butte) is a butte, possibly laccolithic, composed of igneous rock in the Bear Lodge Ranger District of the Black Hills, near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County, northeastern Wyoming, above the Belle Fourche River. It rises 1,267 feet (386 m) above the Belle Fourche River, standing 867 feet (265 m) from summit to base. The summit is 5,112 feet (1,559 m) above sea level.

Devils Tower was the first United States national monument, established on September 24, 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The monument's boundary encloses an area of 1,347 acres (545 ha).