US 1963 George Washington (1732-1799) Coil 5c. Scott. 1229a

US 1963 George Washington (1732-1799) Coil 5c. Scott. 1229a

Series: 1961-1966 Regular Issue

Stamp details: George Washington (1732-1799)

Issued date: 28-10-1963 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Definitive (Coil)

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1229a
Stanley Gibbons (UK): Unlisted
Michel (Germany): 817yC
Yvert et Tellier (France): 741bc

Dimensions (height x width):
24mm x 23mm

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

Stamp Colors: Dark blue grey
Perforation: Perf 10 Vertically
Paper: Tagged

Themes: Famous People, Head of State, Statesman

Note: With phosphorus overprint.

Description:- George Washington (1732-1799) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Appointed by the Continental Congress as commander of the Continental Army, Washington led the Patriot forces to victory in the American Revolutionary War and served as the president of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which created the Constitution of the United States and the American federal government. Washington has been called the "Father of the Nation" for his manifold leadership in the formative days of the country.