US 1929 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Ovpt. 'Nebr.' 1c. Scott. 669


US 1929 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Ovpt. 'Nebr.' 1c. Scott. 669


Series: 1929 Regular Issue ; Kansas-Nebraska Overprints

Issued date: 01-05-1929 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 669
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 666
Michel (Germany): M316
Yvert et Tellier (France): 284A

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Note: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Green
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Politician, Famous People, Head of State, Man, Author, Literature

Total print: 8,220,000 (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.

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin