US 1919 George Washington (1732-1799) Coil 2c. Scott. 488


US 1919 George Washington (1732-1799) Coil 2c. Scott. 488


US 1919 George Washington Coil 2c. Scott. 488 Type-III stamp


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

Issued date: 01-01-1919 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.

Emission: Definitive (Coil Type II)
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 488
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 495

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Carmine
Perforation: 10 Horizontal

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

Note: Rotary Press (stamp design 19-20 x 22-23mm).

Type I and Type II: One shading line in the first curve of the ribbons above the left and right 2's.

Type III: Two lines of shading in the curves of the ribbons.

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.

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Washington