US 1859 George Washington (1732-1799) 12c. Scott. 36B

US 1859 George Washington (1732-1799) 12c. Scott. 36B

Series: 1857-1861 Toppan, Carpenter, and Co.

Issued Date: 03-12-1859 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 12c.
Emission: Definitive (Plate III)

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 36B
Michel (Germany): 12
Yvert et Tellier (France): 14

Stamp Colors: Black
Perforation: 15

Themes: Politicians, Famous People, Heads of State, Men

Description:- George Washington (1732-1799) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the 1st president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Appointed by the Continental Congress as commander of the Continental Army, Washington led the Patriot forces to victory in the American Revolutionary War and served as the president of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which created the Constitution of the United States and the American federal government. Washington has been called the "Father of the Nation" for his manifold leadership in the formative days of the country.