US 1909 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 352

US 1909 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 352

US 1909 stamps USPS Double-lined Watermark

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

Issued date: 02-01-1909 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.
Emission: Definitive
Watermark: USPS Double-lined (S) [Up]

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 352
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 359
Michel (Germany): 162G
Yvert et Tellier (France): 167C

Stamp Colors: Green
Perforation: 12 Vertical

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

Total print: 16,656,949 (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.