#2819 – 1994 29c Silent Screen Stars: Rudolph Valentino

Condition
Price
Qty
- Mint Stamp(s)
Ships in 1-2 business days.i$2.50
$2.50
- Used Single Stamp(s)
Ships in 1-2 business days.i$1.00
$1.00
3 More - Click Here
Mounts - Click Here
Condition
Price
Qty
- MM50230x45mm 50 Vertical Black Split-Back Mounts
Ships in 1-2 business days.i
$3.50
$3.50
U.S. #2819
29¢ Rudolph Valentino
Silent Screen Stars
 
Issue Date: April 27, 1994
City: San Francisco, CA
Quantity: 18,600,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Lithographed and engraved
Perforations:
11.2
Color: Red, black and bright violet
 
Idolized as the “Great Lover” of the 1920s, Rudolph Valentino gained enormous fame for his passionate, romantic roles. Born Rodolfo d’Antonguollo in Castellaneta, Italy, he moved to New York City in 1913 where he worked briefly as a gardener, dishwasher, and vaudeville dancer before beginning his film career in 1918.
 
Although his performance in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) established Valentino as a star, it was his role as the desert warrior in The Sheik (1921), that gained him a national following - making him the most popular romantic star of the silent film era. Following his lead, men learned to tango and tantalize women with smoldering, sensuous stares. And college men, imitating their idol, slicked back their hair and called themselves “sheiks.”
 
Valentino went on to make several other films including Blood and Sand (1922), The Eagle (1925), and The Son of the Sheik (1926). His sudden death at age 31 from a ruptured ulcer ended his brilliant career.
Read More - Click Here


  • 2020 Complete Commemorative Year Set (77 stamps), plus Heritage Supplement and black, split-back mounts 2020 Complete Commemorative Year Set

    Save the most time and money with this complete set!  You'll receive every commemorative stamp issued in 2020 (except for the non-se-tenant small panes) along with 2020 supplements and mounts – all in one convenient order.  It’s the best way to keep your collection up to date.

    $69.95- $93.95
    BUY NOW
  • WWI Stamp and Cover Collection:Set of 28 Worldwide Stamps & 3 US First Day Covers WWI Stamp and Cover Collection
    If you're a World War I history-buff, then this is just the collector's set for you.  It includes 8 US stamps, 20 Worldwide stamps, and 3 US First Day Covers – all honoring various events and people of World War I.  It's a great start to a new collection or addition to your current one.
    $25.95
    BUY NOW
  • 1990-2005 Giant Definitive Coll.195v, U 1990-2005 Giant Definitive Collection
    This giant set of 195 all different postally used definitive postage stamps is an instant album filler. Order yours today to get these great stamps at a great value.
    $74.95
    BUY NOW

U.S. #2819
29¢ Rudolph Valentino
Silent Screen Stars
 
Issue Date: April 27, 1994
City: San Francisco, CA
Quantity: 18,600,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method:
Lithographed and engraved
Perforations:
11.2
Color: Red, black and bright violet
 
Idolized as the “Great Lover” of the 1920s, Rudolph Valentino gained enormous fame for his passionate, romantic roles. Born Rodolfo d’Antonguollo in Castellaneta, Italy, he moved to New York City in 1913 where he worked briefly as a gardener, dishwasher, and vaudeville dancer before beginning his film career in 1918.
 
Although his performance in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) established Valentino as a star, it was his role as the desert warrior in The Sheik (1921), that gained him a national following - making him the most popular romantic star of the silent film era. Following his lead, men learned to tango and tantalize women with smoldering, sensuous stares. And college men, imitating their idol, slicked back their hair and called themselves “sheiks.”
 
Valentino went on to make several other films including Blood and Sand (1922), The Eagle (1925), and The Son of the Sheik (1926). His sudden death at age 31 from a ruptured ulcer ended his brilliant career.