US 1938 George Washington (1732-1799) 1c. Scott. 804

US 1938 George Washington (1732-1799) 1c. Scott. 804

Series: Presidential Issue

Issued date: 25-04-1938 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 804
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 800
Michel (Germany): 411A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 369
Unificato (Italy): 592

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

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

Stamp Colors: Green
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10
Gum type: Water activated

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

Total print: 20,804,006,500 (estimate)

Note: One cent paid the post card rate until 1952 and could also have solo use to pay the drop letter rate (for local or star route delivery). It also paid the 2nd class (periodical) rate, the 3rd class for small items, less than 8 oz., such as printed matter or plants and seeds and the special treaty rate with Canada.

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.