29c Benjamin Franklin single

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Title
Scott Catalogue USA 2779
Description
This National Postal Museum Issue stamp commemorates the opening of the Smithsonian Institutition's National Postal Museum in 1993. It depicts Benjamin Franklin, reflecting his career as printer, postmaster and statesmen. He is represented by a printing press, a colonial post rider, and Independence Hall.
United States; Philadelphia; Pennsylvania; National Postal Museum; Benjamin Franklin; postmaster; printing press; colonial rider; mail; Independence Hall; American Revolution; Revolutionary War; Declaration of Independence; Constitution; Congress
Depicts
National Postal Museum (SI)
Topic
Contemporary (1990-present)
Technology & Inventions
Political Figures
Organizations & Associations
National Postal Museum
Depicts
Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706 - 1790
Credit line
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Medium
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed; engraved
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Place
District of Columbia
United States of America
July 30, 1993
Type
Postage Stamps
Object number
1994.2073.263.21.1