US 1928 Valley Forge Issue ; George Washington 2c. Scott. 645

US 1928 Valley Forge Issue ; George Washington 2c. Scott. 645

Series: Valley Forge Issue

Stamp details: George Washington praying at Valley Forge (1866)

Issued date: 26-05-1928 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 645
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 648
Michel (Germany): 309
Yvert et Tellier (France): 274

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Flat plate

Stamp Colors: Carmine rose
Perforation: Perf 11

Themes: Politician, Famous People, Head of State, Horse

Total print: 101,330,328 (estimate)

Description:- George Washington (1732-1799) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the 1st 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.