US 1919 George Washington (1732-1799) Coil 5c. Scott. 496

US 1919 George Washington (1732-1799) Coil 5c. Scott. 496

Difference between 5c. Flat Press and Rotary Press stamps

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

Issued date: 15-01-1919 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Definitive (Coil)
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 496
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 503
Michel (Germany): 227M

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Blue
Perforation: 10 Vertical

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

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

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.