US 1870 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 10c. Scott. 139

US 1870 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 10c. Scott. 139

Series: 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled

Issued date: 06-05-1870 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 10c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 139
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 152
Michel (Germany): 41W
Yvert et Tellier (France): 44a

Dimensions (height x width):
28.6mm x 25.4mm

Stamp Colors: Brown
Perforation: line 12

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

Note: H Grill, 10x12mm (11-13 x 14-16 points).

Total print: 479,000

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.