US 1879 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Official Scott. O96

US 1879 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Official Scott. O96

Series: Official Stamps

Issued date: 01-01-1879 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.
Emission: Official/Service (Interior)
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): O96

Printer: The American Bank Note Co.

Stamp Colors: Vermilion
Perforation: line 12
Paper: Soft porous paper

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

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.