US 1897 George Washington (1732-1799) 2c. Scott. 279Bg

US 1897 George Washington (1732-1799) 2c. Scott. 279Bg

US 1897 stamps USPS Double-lined Watermark

Series: 1897-1903 Regular Issue

Issued date: 01-11-1897 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.
Emission: Definitive (Type IV)
Watermark: USPS Double-lined (S) [Up]

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 279Bg
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 252
Michel (Germany): A126d

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Pink
Perforation: line 12

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

Note: Type IV: The horizontal lines do not cross the double lines of the triangle. Re-cutting and lengthening of hairline. Background lines extend into white oval opposite "U" of "UNITED". Strengthening of lines on sleeve.

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.