US 1939 Washington Inaugural Issue 3c. Scott. 854

US 1939 Washington Inaugural Issue 3c. Scott. 854

Series: Washington Inaugural Issue

Stamp details: Washington Taking Oath of Office, Federal Building, New York

Issued date: 30-04-1939 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 854
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 851
Michel (Germany): 449
Yvert et Tellier (France): 406

Dimensions (height x width):
40mm x 25mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Flat Plate

Stamp Colors: Red violet
Perforation: Perf 11

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

Total print: 72,764,550 (estimate)

Description:- The first inauguration of George Washington as the first President of the United States was held on Tuesday, April 30, 1789 on the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City, New York. The inauguration was held nearly two months after the beginning of the first four-year term of George Washington as president. Chancellor of New York Robert Livingston administered the Presidential oath of office. With this inauguration, the executive branch of the United States government officially began operations under the new frame of government established by the 1787 Constitution. The inauguration of John Adams as Vice President was on April 21, 1789, when he assumed his duties as presiding officer of the United States Senate, this also remains the only scheduled inauguration to take place on a day that was neither January or March.