US 1957 Coast and Geodetic Survey 3c. Scott. 1088

US 1957 Coast and Geodetic Survey 3c. Scott. 1088

Series: Coast and Geodetic Survey Issue

Stamp details: Flag of Coast and Geodetic Survey and Ships at Sea

Issued date: 11-02-1957 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1088
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1090
Michel (Germany): 710
Yvert et Tellier (France): 625

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

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

Stamp Colors: Dark blue
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Flag, Ships, Transports

Total print: 115,235,000 (estimate)

Description:- The National Geodetic Survey (NGS), formerly the United States Survey of the Coast (18071836), United States Coast Survey (18361878), and United States Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) (18781970), is a United States federal agency that defines and manages a national coordinate system, providing the foundation for transportation and communication; mapping and charting; and a large number of applications of science and engineering. Since its foundation in its present form in 1970, it has been part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), of the United States Department of Commerce.