US 1968 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 1c. Scott. 1278

US 1968 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 1c. Scott. 1278

Series: Prominent Americans Definitives

Stamp details: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) - 3rd President of the U.S.A.

Issued date: 12-01-1968 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1278
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1259
Michel (Germany): 940yA
Yvert et Tellier (France): 816

Dimensions (height x width):
25mm x 21.5mm

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

Stamp Colors: Green
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10
Paper: Tagged

Themes: Famous People, Head of State, Statesman

Note: small hole perforation variety ; Wet printing - paper thinner, more cream-colored, design appears somewhat muddied.

Description:- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. He was previously the second vice president under John Adams and the first United States secretary of state under George Washington. The principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was a proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights, motivating American colonists to break from the Kingdom of Great Britain and form a new nation. He produced formative documents and decisions at state, national, and international levels.