US 1960 Fifth World Forestry Congress 4c. Scott. 1156

US 1960 Fifth World Forestry Congress 4c. Scott. 1156

Series: World Forestry Congress Issue

Stamp details: World Forestry Congress Seal

Issued date: 29-08-1960 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 4c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1156
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1155
Michel (Germany): 786
Yvert et Tellier (France): 691

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

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

Stamp Colors: Green
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Forestry, Animals, Plants, Trees, Globe, Conference

Total print: 118,185,000 (estimate)

Description:- The World Forestry Congress (WFC) is the largest and most significant gathering of the world's forestry sector and it has been held every six years since 1926 under the auspices of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, organized by the government of the host country. It is a forum for the sharing of knowledge and experience regarding the conservation, management and use of the world's forests, and covers such issues as international dialogue, socio-economic and institutional aspects, and forest policies.