US 1961 Horace Greeley (1811-1872) 4c. Scott. 1177

US 1961 Horace Greeley (1811-1872) 4c. Scott. 1177

Series: Horace Greeley Issue

Stamp details: Horace Greeley (1811-1872), Publisher and Editor

Issued date: 03-02-1961 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 4c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1177
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1176
Michel (Germany): 807
Yvert et Tellier (France): 712

Dimensions (height x width):
28mm x 26mm

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

Stamp Colors: Dull violet
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Famous People, Politician, Journalist, Journalism

Total print: 98,616,000 (estimate)

Description:- Horace Greeley (1811-1872) was an American newspaper editor and publisher who were the founder and editor of the New-York Tribune. Long active in politics, he served briefly as a congressman from New York, and was the unsuccessful candidate of the new Liberal Republican Party in the 1872 presidential election against incumbent President Ulysses S. Grant, who won by a landslide.