US 1965 Salvation Army Centenary 5c. Scott. 1267

US 1965 Salvation Army Centenary 5c. Scott. 1267

Series: Salvation Army Centenary Issue

Stamp details: Salvation Army

Issued date: 02-07-1965 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1267
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1249
Michel (Germany): 883
Yvert et Tellier (France): 784

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

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

Stamp Colors: Red, black, and dark blue
Perforation: Perf 11 x 11

Themes: Salvation Army

Total print: 115,855,000 (estimate)

Description: The Salvation Army (TSA) is a Protestant church and an international charitable organisation headquartered in London, England. The organisation reports a worldwide membership of over 1.7 million, comprising soldiers, officers and adherents collectively known as Salvationists. Its founders sought to bring salvation to the poor, destitute, and hungry by meeting both their "physical and spiritual needs". It is present in 132 countries, running charity shops, operating shelters for the homeless and disaster relief, and humanitarian aid to developing countries.