US 1939 John Adams (1735-1826) Coil 2c. Scott. 850

US 1939 John Adams (1735-1826) Coil 2c. Scott. 850

Series: Presidential Issue

Issued date: 27-01-1939 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.

Emission: Definitive (Coil)
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 850
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 843
Michel (Germany): 413F
Yvert et Tellier (France): 371Ba

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

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

Stamp Colors: Pink carmine
Perforation: Perf 10 Horizontally

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

Total print: 4,387,151,000 (estimate) both types coil

Description:- John Adams (1735-1826) was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States from 1797 to 1801. Before his presidency, he was a leader of the American Revolution that achieved independence from Great Britain and during the war, served as a diplomat in Europe. He was twice elected vice president, serving from 1789 to 1797 in a prestigious role with little power. Adams was a dedicated diarist and regularly corresponded with many important contemporaries, including his wife and adviser Abigail Adams as well as his friend and rival Thomas Jefferson.