15c Will Rogers stamp

United States Postal Service1979-11-04

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum
Washington, DC, United States

The 15-cent Will Rogers commemorative stamp was first placed on sale at Claremore, Oklahoma, on November 4, 1979.

Will Rogers (1879-1935) was a cowboy, actor, and writer. He gained national fame during the Great Depression for his humor, acting skills, and philosophical outlooks. Rogers died in a plane accident in Alaska with aviation pioneer Wiley Post in 1935.

The stamp was designed by Jim Sharpe and issued in sheets of fifty.

Postal Bulletin (October 4, 1979).
Carter, Joseph. "Will Rogers Biography." Will Rogers Home Page. http://www.willrogers.org/wrbio.html.

Scott Catalogue USA: 1801

Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 1985.0021.2475


  • Title: 15c Will Rogers stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1979-11-04
  • Medium: paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive

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