US 1895 George Washington (1732-1799) 2c.Scott. 266

US 1895 George Washington (1732-1799) 2c.Scott. 266

US 1895 George Washington (1732-1799) 2c. Scott. 266 details

US 1895 stamps USPS Double-lined Watermark

Series: 1895 Regular Issue

Issued date: 02-05-1895 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.
Emission: Definitive (Type II)
Watermark: USPS Double-lined (S) [Up]

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 266
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 269
Michel (Germany): 104II
Yvert et Tellier (France): 111b

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Carmine
Perforation: line 12

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

Note: Type II: The horizontal lines cross the triangle but are thinner within it than without.

Description:- George Washington (1732-1799) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the 1st president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Appointed by the Continental Congress as commander of the Continental Army, Washington led the Patriot forces to victory in the American Revolutionary War and served as the president of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which created the Constitution of the United States and the American federal government. Washington has been called the "Father of the Nation" for his manifold leadership in the formative days of the country.