US 1938 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 3c. Scott. 807

US 1938 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 3c. Scott. 807

Series: Presidential Issue

Issued date: 16-06-1938 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 807
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 803
Michel (Germany): 414A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 372
Unificato (Italy): 595

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Note: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Deep violet
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

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

Total print: 87,101,233 (estimate)

Note: 3 paid the first class rate and for postcards with added messages. This was a very popular stamp and saw wide use in making up a variety of postal rates, both domestic and international, as well as special service rates.

Description:- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the 3rd President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. He was previously the second Vice President of the United States under John Adams and the first United States secretary of state under George Washington. The principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was a proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights, motivating American colonists to break from the Kingdom of Great Britain and form a new nation; he produced formative documents and decisions at both the state and national levels.