Mali 2011 Railway Pioneers. Peter Cooper (Tom Thumb)

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 2011
  • two values in a miniature sheet
  • Designed by:
  • Printed by:
  • Print process: lithography
  • Sheet format height 121mm x width 143mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25

Miniature sheet, containing
800f ~ portrait of Peter Cooper, 1891-1883, American railway locomotive builder
1400f ~ Tom Thumb, locomotive constructed 1829-1830 for trials for Baltimore & Ohio RR

  • stamp shows replica constructed 1920s, from the Baltimore & Ohio RR Museum
  • the 1400f is inscribed 'Penydarren' in error

<compiler evidence has been received that this miniature sheet is a bona fide issue for postal use in and from Mali>

Miniature Sheet

miniature sheet