US 1923 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 552

US 1923 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 552

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

Issued date: 17-01-1923 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 552
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 560
Michel (Germany): 260A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 228(A)

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Dark green
Perforation: line 11

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

Total print: 4,015,110,000 (estimate)

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.