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1c Benjamin Franklin 1903
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1c Benjamin Franklin 1903
Category: Definitive Stamps
Tags: 1c | Benjamin | Franklin | 1903|
Stamp Title:
1c Benjamin Franklin 1903
Issue Year:
1903  
Date of Issue:
 
Size:
Face Value:
1c 
Stanley Gibbons Catalogue No:
306  
Scott Catalogue No:
300
Printer:
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing 
Issue Copies:
Designer(s):
R. Ostrander Smith
Theme(s):
Personality
Description:
1c Benjamin Franklin 1903. R. Ostrander Smith designed the 1-cent Franklin. He incorporated into the frame design symbols of Franklin’s scientific experimentations with electricity. The engravers of the 1-cent stamp were George F. C. Smillie (vignette and frame), Robert F. Ponickau (frame), and Lyman F. Ellis (Lettering and numerals).