US 1908 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Michel PR162Ax

US 1908 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Michel PR162Ax

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

Issued date: 02-12-1908 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.
Emission: Definitive (Precancelled)

Catalogue No:-
Michel (Germany): PR162Ax

Stamp Colors: Green
Perforation: line 12

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

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.