US 1906 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 314

US 1906 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 314

US 1906 stamps USPS Double-lined Watermark

Series: 1902-1908 Regular Issue

Issued date: 02-10-1906 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.
Emission: Definitive
Watermark: USPS Double-lined (S) [Up]

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 314
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 320
Michel (Germany): 138B
Yvert et Tellier (France): 144a

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Blue green
Perforation: line 12

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

Total print: 5,015,000 (estimate)

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.