US 1908 George Washington (1732-1799) 2c. Michel 163Dl

US 1908 George Washington (1732-1799) 2c. Michel 163Dl

US 1908 stamps USPS Double-lined Watermark sideway

Series: 1908-1910 Regular Issue - Franklin and Washington Profiles

Issued date: 16-11-1908 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.
Emission: Definitive
Watermark: USPS Double-lined (S) [S]

Catalogue No:-
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 339a
Michel (Germany): 163Dl

Stamp Colors: Carmine
Perforation: line 12
Paper: White paper

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

Note: From booklet pane. Not listed separately by Scott as a single stamp (watermark does however differ in orientation from sheet stamp).

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.