US 1957 Marquis de Lafayette 3c. Scott. 1097

US 1957 Marquis de Lafayette 3c. Scott. 1097

Series: Lafayette Bicentenary Issue

Stamp details: Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834)

Issued date: 06-09-1957 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1097
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1099
Michel (Germany): 720
Yvert et Tellier (France): 633

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

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

Stamp Colors: Rose lake
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Famous People, Politician, General, Army

Total print: 122,990,000 (estimate)

Description:- Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (1757-1834), known in the United States as, was a French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War, commanding American troops in several battles, including the siege of Yorktown. After returning to France, he was a key figure in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830. He has been considered a national hero in both countries.