US 1956 250th Anniv. of Benjamin Franklin 3c. Scott. 1073


US 1956 250th Anniv. of Benjamin Franklin 3c. Scott. 1073


Stamp details: 'Franklin Taking Electricity from the Sky' by Benjamin West

Issued date: 17-01-1956 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1073
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1075
Michel (Germany): 694
Yvert et Tellier (France): 609

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

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

Stamp Colors: Carmine rose
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

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

Total print: 129,384,550 (estimate)

Description:- Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (1706-1790) was an American polymath who was active as a writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, printer, publisher, and political philosopher. Among the leading intellectuals of his time, Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, a drafter and signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and the first United States Postmaster General.
Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin