US 1882 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 10c. Scott. 209

US 1882 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 10c. Scott. 209

US 1882 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 10c. Scott. 209 details

Series: 1881-1888 American Bank Note Co. Great Americans

Issued date: 01-04-1882 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 10c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 209
Yvert et Tellier (France): 55B

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

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

Total print: 151,479,420

Note: 1) 1873 Issue : No clear vertical lines seen.

2) 1880 Issue : On the Original stamps there are five vertical lines can be counted between the left side of the oval and the edge of the shield.

3) 1882 Issue : On the re-engraved stamps there are only four lines in the same place.

Description:- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the 3rd President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. He was previously the second Vice President of the United States under John Adams and the first United States secretary of state under George Washington. The principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was a proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights, motivating American colonists to break from the Kingdom of Great Britain and form a new nation; he produced formative documents and decisions at both the state and national levels.