US 1890 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 219

US 1890 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 219

Series: 1890-1893 American Bank Note Co. Great Americans

Issued date: 27-02-1890 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 219
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 224
Michel (Germany): 61a
Yvert et Tellier (France): 70

Dimensions (height x width):
25.4mm x 22.2mm

Stamp Colors: Dull blue
Perforation: 12

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

Total print: 2,206,093,450

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.