US 1947 Inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) 3c. Scott. 945

US 1947 Inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) 3c. Scott. 945

Series: Thomas A. Edison Issue

Stamp details: Inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931)

Issued date: 11-02-1947 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 945
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 942
Michel (Germany): 551
Yvert et Tellier (France): 497

Dimensions (height x width):
29mm x 26mm

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

Stamp Colors: Red violet
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Famous People, Inventor

Total print: 156,540,500 (estimate)

Description:- Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These developments, which include the phonograph, motion picture cameras, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory.