US 1922 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Coil 10c. Scott. 497

US 1922 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Coil 10c. Scott. 497

US 1922 Benjamin Franklin 10c. Scott. 497 ; Difference between Flat Press and Rotary Press stamps

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

Issued date: 31-01-1922 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 10c.

Emission: Definitive (Coil)
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 497
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 504
Michel (Germany): 232M

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Yellow orange
Perforation: 10 Vertical

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

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

Description:- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was an American polymath who was active as a writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, printer, publisher, and political philosopher. Among the leading intellectuals of his time, Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, a drafter and signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and the first United States Postmaster General. He was promoted to deputy postmaster-general for the British colonies on August 10, 1753, having been Philadelphia postmaster for many years.