US 1963 Alliance for Progress 5c. Scott. 1234

US 1963 Alliance for Progress 5c. Scott. 1234

Series: Alliance for Progress Issue

Stamp details: Alliance for Progress Emblem

Issued date: 17-08-1963 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1234
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1216
Michel (Germany): 847
Yvert et Tellier (France): 749

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

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

Stamp Colors: Ultramarine and Green
Perforation: Perf 11 x 11

Themes: Torch, Emblem, Hands

Total print: 135,520,000 (estimate)

Description: The Alliance for Progress, initiated by U.S. President John F. Kennedy on March 13, 1961, ostensibly aimed to establish economic cooperation between the U.S. and Latin America. Governor Luis Munoz Marin of Puerto Rico was a close advisor on Latin American affairs to Kennedy, and one of his top administrators, Teodoro Moscoso, the architect of "Operation Bootstrap", was named the coordinator of the program by President Kennedy.