US 2021 BB-8 : Star Wars Droids 55c. Scott. 5578

US 2021 BB-8 : Star Wars Droids 55c. Scott. 5578

Series: Star Wars Droids (2021)

Stamp details: BB-8

Issued date: 04-05-2021 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 55c.
(FOREVER - No Face Value)

Format: Pane of 20

Emission: Commemorative
First Day City: Nicasio, California

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 5578
Michel (Germany): 5811BA
Yvert et Tellier (France): 5420
Unificato (Italy): 5977A

Designers: Greg Breeding (designer)

Dimensions (height x width):
36mm x 25mm

Printer: Banknote Corporation of America
Print Method: Offset, Flexographic

Perforation: Serpentine Die Cut 10

Stamp Colors: Multicolored
Gum type: Self-Adhesive

Themes: Robot, Movie, Film, Cinema

Total print: 30,000,000 (estimate)

Note: Stamp from 'block of 10'

Face value US$0.55 on day of issue.

Description:- BB-8 (or Beebee-Ate) is a droid character in the Star Wars franchise. He appeared in the three films of the sequel trilogy, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019). He also appeared as a major supporting character in the animated series Star Wars Resistance, appearing in the first 17 episodes of season 1. He is a BB astromech droid serving the Resistance, and is owned by Poe Dameron. Spherical with a free-moving domed head, BB-8 is portrayed by both a rod puppet and a remote-controlled robotic unit. The character has been well received by critics and fans, and has become one of the most beloved and recognizable characters of the Star Wars saga in recent years.