US 1861 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 30c. Scott. 71

US 1861 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 30c. Scott. 71

Series: 1861-1866 National Bank Note Co.

Issued date: 20-08-1861 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 30c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 71
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 67
Michel (Germany): 24
Yvert et Tellier (France): 25

Stamp Colors: Orange
Perforation: line 12
Paper: Yellowish paper
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.