US 1964 Doctors Mayo ; Drs. William and Charles Mayo 5c. Scott. 1251


US 1964 Doctors Mayo ; Drs. William and Charles Mayo 5c. Scott. 1251


Series: Doctors Mayo Issue

Stamp details: Drs. William and Charles Mayo

Issued date: 11-09-1964 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1251
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1233
Michel (Germany): 865
Yvert et Tellier (France): 767

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: Famous People, Doctors, Medical Science

Total print: 123,355,000 (estimate)

Description: William Worrall Mayo (1819-1911) was a British-American medical doctor and chemist. He is best known for establishing the private medical practice that later evolved into the Mayo Clinic. He was a descendant of a famous English chemist, John Mayow. His sons, William James Mayo and Charles Horace Mayo, established a joint medical practice in Rochester in the U.S. state of Minnesota in the 1880s.
Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Worrall_Mayo