US 1916 George Washington (1732-1799) 1c. Scott. 462

US 1916 George Washington (1732-1799) 1c. Scott. 462

Series: 1912-1922 Regular Issue - Franklin and Washington Profiles

Issued date: 27-09-1916 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: USPS Single-lined (S) [Up]
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 462
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 468
Michel (Germany): 223K
Yvert et Tellier (France): 199(B)
Unificato (Italy): 305

Dimensions (height x width):
25.4mm x 22.2mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Green
Perforation: line 10

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

Note: Flat Plate issue stamp design is less than 23x19 as compared to the Rotary, which is more than 22 x 19

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.