US 1955 Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) 50c. Scott. 1051

US 1955 Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) 50c. Scott. 1051

Series: Liberty Issue

Stamp details: Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), Women's rights activist

Issued date: 25-08-1955 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 50c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1051
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1051
Michel (Germany): 673A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 604

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

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

Stamp Colors: Bright purple
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Famous People, Emancipation, Optical Instrument, Woman

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

Description:- Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.