US 1926 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 594

US 1926 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) 1c. Scott. 594

Series: 1922-1926 Regular Issue

Issued date: 26-05-1926 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 594
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 598
Yvert et Tellier (France): 228b

Dimensions (height x width):
25.4mm x 22.2mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Green
Perforation: line 11

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

Note: Rotary Press (Stamp design 19 x 22 mm)

Description:- Benjamin Franklin (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. He was promoted to deputy postmaster-general for the British colonies on August 10, 1753, having been Philadelphia postmaster for many years.