US 1861 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 63

US 1861 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 63

Series: 1861-1866 National Bank Note Co.

Issued date: 17-08-1861 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 63
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 60
Michel (Germany): 16
Yvert et Tellier (France): 18
Unificato (Italy): 21

Stamp Colors: Blue
Perforation: line 12
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.