US 1879 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 182

US 1879 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 182

Series: 1879 American Bank Note Co. Great Americans

Issued year: 1879
Face value: 1c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 182

Dimensions (height x width):
27mm x 22.2mm

Stamp Colors: Dark ultramarine
Perforation: line 12
Paper: soft porous paper

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

Note: Without grill

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.