US 1964 New York World's Fair 5c. Scott. 1244

US 1964 New York World's Fair 5c. Scott. 1244

Series: New York World's Fair Issue

Stamp details: Mall with Unisphere and "Rocket Thrower" by Donald De Lue

Issued date: 22-04-1964 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1244
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1226
Michel (Germany): 857
Yvert et Tellier (France): 759

Dimensions (height x width):
26mm x 40mm

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

Stamp Colors: Multicolored
Perforation: Perf 11 x 11

Themes: Fair, Globe, Map, Trees, Science and Technology

Total print: 145,700,000 (estimate)

Description: The 1964–1965 New York World's Fair was a world's fair that held over 140 pavilions and 110 restaurants, representing 80 nations (hosted by 37), 24 US states, and over 45 corporations with the goal and the final result of building exhibits or attractions at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York City. The immense fair covered 646 acres (2.61 km2) on half the park, with numerous pools or fountains, and an amusement park with rides near the lake. However, the fair did not receive official support or approval from the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE).