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

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

Series: Prominent Americans Definitives - Precancels

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: Precancelled

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1278c
Stanley Gibbons (UK): Unlisted
Michel (Germany): 940xA

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: Untagged

Themes: Famous People, Head of State, Statesman

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.