US 1967 George Washington 5c. Scott. 1283B

US 1967 George Washington 5c. Scott. 1283B

Series: Prominent Americans Definitives

Stamp details: George Washington (1732-1799), 1st President of United States

Issued date: 17-11-1967 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1283B
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1265
Michel (Germany): A937yA
Yvert et Tellier (France): 840
Unificato (Italy): 1053A

Dimensions (height x width):
26mm x 22mm

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

Stamp Colors: Blue
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Famous People, Politician, Head of State

Note: Redrawn - highlights and shadows softened cheek is almost invisible.

Description:- George Washington (1732-1799) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first 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 his Country" for his manifold leadership in the formative days of the country.