US 1878 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 10c. Scott. 188

US 1878 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 10c. Scott. 188

Series: 1879 American Bank Note Co. Great Americans

Issued date: 05-10-1878 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 10c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 188

Stamp Colors: Brown
Perforation: line 12
Paper: Soft porous paper

Themes: Politicians, Famous People, Heads of State, Men

Note: With secret mark: Small crescent cut into ball directly under 'E' of 'POSTAGE'.

Total print: 22,000,000

Description:- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the 3rd President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. He was previously the second Vice President of the United States 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 both the state and national levels.