US 1860 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 30c. Scott. 38


US 1860 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 30c. Scott. 38


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

Issued date: 08-08-1860 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 30c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 38
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 42
Michel (Germany): 14
Yvert et Tellier (France): 16

Stamp Colors: Orange
Perforation: 15
Gum: Yellow

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

Description:- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was an American polymath who was active as a writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, printer, publisher, and political philosopher. Among the leading intellectuals of his time, Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, a drafter and signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and the first United States Postmaster General. He was promoted to deputy postmaster-general for the British colonies on August 10, 1753, having been Philadelphia postmaster for many years.

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin