US 1964 John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial 5c. Scott. 1246

US 1964 John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial 5c. Scott. 1246

Series: Kennedy Memorial Issue

Stamp details: John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963) and Eternal Flame

Issued date: 29-05-1964 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1246
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1228
Michel (Germany): 860
Yvert et Tellier (France): 762

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

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

Stamp Colors: Blue grey and Grey blue
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Famous People, Fire and Flame, Head of State, Politician

Total print: 511,750,000 (estimate)

Description: John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963), often referred to by his initials JFK and the nickname Jack, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from 1961 until his assassination near the end of his third year in office. Kennedy was the youngest person to assume the presidency by election. He was also the youngest president at the end of his tenure. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his work as president concerned relations with the Soviet Union and Cuba. A Democrat, he represented Massachusetts in both houses of the U.S. Congress prior to his presidency.