US 1917 George Washington (1732-1799) 6c. Scott. 506a

US 1917 George Washington (1732-1799) 6c. Scott. 506a

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

Issued year: 1917
Face value: 6c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 506a
Stanley Gibbons (UK): Unlisted
Michel (Germany): 228S

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Red orange
Perforation: line 11

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

Note: Perforated 10 at top

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.