US 1869 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 112

US 1869 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 112

Series: 1869 National Bank Note Co.

Issued date: 01-04-1869 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 112
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 114
Michel (Germany): 26
Yvert et Tellier (France): 29

Dimensions (height x width):
25.4mm x 25.4mm

Stamp Colors: Buff
Perforation: line 12
Paper: Hard wove paper
Gum: Brown

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

Note: G Grill, 9x9mm (12 x 11-11 points).

Total print: 12,020,550

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.