US 1929 Thomas Edison's First Lamp ; Electric Light 2c. Scott. 655


US 1929 Thomas Edison's First Lamp ; Electric Light 2c. Scott. 655


Series: Electric Light's Golden Jubilee Issue

Stamp details: Thomas Edison's First Lamp (1879)

Issued date: 11-06-1929 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 655
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 678
Michel (Germany): 317C
Yvert et Tellier (France): 282b

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

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

Stamp Colors: Carmine rose
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Inventor, Electric, Light, Bulb

Total print: 210,119,474 (estimate)

Description:- Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory.

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Edison