US 1967 Henry David Thoreau 5c. Scott. 1327

US 1967 Henry David Thoreau 5c. Scott. 1327

Series: Henry David Thoreau Issue

Stamp details: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Issued date: 12-07-1967 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1327
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1307
Michel (Germany): 925
Yvert et Tellier (France): 830

Dimensions (height x width):
41mm x 26mm

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

Stamp Colors: Black, Blue green and Carmine
Perforation: Perf 11 x 11

Themes: Famous People, Author, Literary People

Total print: 111,850,000 (estimate)

Description: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was an American naturalist, essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.