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15c Will Rogers stamp

United States Postal Service1979-11-04

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

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.

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

Scott Catalogue USA: 1801
mint

Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 1985.0021.2475

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Details

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

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