US 1955 General Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) 30c. Scott. 1049

US 1955 General Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) 30c. Scott. 1049

Series: Liberty Issue

Stamp details: General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), American officer

Issued date: 21-09-1955 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 30c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1049
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1047
Michel (Germany): 671A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 602

Dimensions (height x width):
25mm x 21.5mm

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

Stamp Colors: Black
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10˝

Themes: Famous People, General

Note: Wet printing - paper thinner, more cream-colored, design appears somewhat muddied.

Description:- Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, towards the end of which he was appointed the overall commander of the Confederate States Army. He led the Army of Northern Virginia—the Confederacy's most powerful army—from 1862 until its surrender in 1865, earning a reputation as a skilled tactician.