US 1966 George Washington (1732-1799) 5c. Scott. 1283a

US 1966 George Washington (1732-1799) 5c. Scott. 1283a

Series: Prominent Americans Definitives

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

Issued date: 23-02-1966 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1283a
Stanley Gibbons (UK): Unlisted
Michel (Germany): 895Ayb
Yvert et Tellier (France): 796(B)
Unificato (Italy): 1053a

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

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

Stamp Colors: Dark violet blue
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10
Paper: White bluish phosphor

Themes: Famous People, Head of State, Politician

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.