US 1929 George Washington (1732-1799) Coil 2c. Scott. 599A

US 1929 George Washington (1732-1799) Coil 2c. Scott. 599A

US 1929 George Washington 2c. Scott. 599A ; Difference between Flat Press and Rotary Press stamps

Series: 1922-1926 Regular Issue

Issued date: 01-03-1929 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.

Emission: Definitive (Coil Type II)

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 599A
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 605

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

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

Stamp Colors: Carmine
Perforation: Perf 10 Vertically

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

Note: Type II:
1) Thin line outlining forehead.
2) Three heavy hair lines at top center of head.
3) Outline of left acanthus scroll very strong and clearly defined at top.

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.