US 1965 Battle of New Orleans 5c. Scott. 1261

US 1965 Battle of New Orleans 5c. Scott. 1261

Series: Battle of New Orleans Issue

Stamp details: General Andrew Jackson and Sesquicentennial Medal

Issued date: 08-01-1965 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1261
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1243
Michel (Germany): 876
Yvert et Tellier (France): 777

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

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

Stamp Colors: Deep carmine, violet blue and gray
Perforation: Perf 11 x 11

Themes: Battle, Horse, Bird of Prey, Eagle, Symbol, Flag, Artillery, Coat of Arms

Total print: 115,695,000 (estimate)

Description: The Battle of New Orleans was fought on January 8, 1815 between the British Army under Major General Sir Edward Pakenham and the United States Army under Brevet Major General Andrew Jackson, roughly 5 miles (8 km) southeast of the French Quarter of New Orleans, in the current suburb of Chalmette, Louisiana.