US 1867 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 30c. Scott.100

US 1867 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 30c. Scott.100

Series: 1867 National Bank Note Co. Grilled

Issued year: 1867
Face value: 30c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 100
Michel (Germany): 24W
Yvert et Tellier (France): 25a

Stamp Colors: Orange
Perforation: line 12

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

Note: F Grill with points down, 9x13mm (11-12 x 15-17 points).

Total print: 280,000

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.