US 1917 George Washington (1732-1799) 3c. Scott. 502

US 1917 George Washington (1732-1799) 3c. Scott. 502

Difference between Type I and Type II stamps

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

Issued date: 23-03-1917 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Definitive (Type II)
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 502
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 509
Michel (Germany): 225CII

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Dark violet
Perforation: line 11

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

Note: Type II: The top line of the toga rope is strong and the rope shading lines are heavy and complete. The line between the lips is heavy.

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.