US 1967 Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin 1¼c. Scott. 1279

US 1967 Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin 1¼c. Scott. 1279

Series: Prominent Americans Definitives

Stamp details: Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin (1761-1849)

Issued date: 11-01-1967 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1¼c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1279
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1260
Michel (Germany): 915
Yvert et Tellier (France): 817

Dimensions (height x width):
26mm x 22mm

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

Stamp Colors: Dark yellow green
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10½

Themes: Famous People, Politician, Diplomat

Description:- Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin (1761-1849) was a Genevan–American politician, diplomat, ethnologist and linguist. Biographer Nicholas Dungan states that Gallatin was "America's Swiss Founding Father." He is known for being the founder of New York University and for serving in the Democratic-Republican Party at various federal elective and appointed positions across four decades. He represented Pennsylvania in the Senate and the House of Representatives before becoming the longest-tenured United States Secretary of the Treasury and serving as a high-ranking diplomat.