US 1928 George Washington OVPT. 'MOLLY PITCHER' 2c. Scott. 646

US 1928 George Washington OVPT. 'MOLLY PITCHER' 2c. Scott. 646

Series: Battle of Monmouth Issue

Stamp details: George Washington, Overprinted Molly Pitcher

Issued date: 20-10-1928 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 646
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 651
Michel (Germany): 313
Yvert et Tellier (France): 276

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Carmine
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Politician, Famous People, Head of State, Battle

Total print: 9,779,896 (estimate)

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.