1994 $5 Washington and Jackson

# 2592 - 1994 $5 Washington and Jackson

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US #2592
1994 Washington and Jackson

  • Based on a 19th century stamp essay
  • Pictures two famous Presidents
  • One of the few diamond-shaped US stamps

Category of Stamp:  Definitive
Value: 
$5
First Day of Issue: 
August 19, 1994
First Day City: 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Quantity Issued: 
100,000,000
Printed by: 
Stamp Venturers
Printing Method/Format: 
Engraved.  Panes of 20 from plates of 120 (8 across, 15 down)
Perforations: 
11.5
Color:
  Slate Green

Reason the stamp was issued:  This stamp honors two of America’s most famous Presidents.  It was issued with stamp collectors in mind.

About the stamp design:  The design for the stamp is based on a 19th century essay.  The original stamp was also oriented as a diamond.  The first diamond stamp was issued in the US a century later.  Yves Baril engraved the modern Washington and Jackson stamp.  He had previously created the artwork for two Great Americans stamps.

The image of Washington is taken from a portrait by Gilbert Stuart.  It was reversed to make Washington face right instead of left.  Jackson’s image is based on a portrait by John Wood Dodge.

First Day City:  The First Day of Issue took place during an August 19 American Philatelic Society meeting.

 

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US #2592
1994 Washington and Jackson

  • Based on a 19th century stamp essay
  • Pictures two famous Presidents
  • One of the few diamond-shaped US stamps

Category of Stamp:  Definitive
Value: 
$5
First Day of Issue: 
August 19, 1994
First Day City: 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Quantity Issued: 
100,000,000
Printed by: 
Stamp Venturers
Printing Method/Format: 
Engraved.  Panes of 20 from plates of 120 (8 across, 15 down)
Perforations: 
11.5
Color:
  Slate Green

Reason the stamp was issued:  This stamp honors two of America’s most famous Presidents.  It was issued with stamp collectors in mind.

About the stamp design:  The design for the stamp is based on a 19th century essay.  The original stamp was also oriented as a diamond.  The first diamond stamp was issued in the US a century later.  Yves Baril engraved the modern Washington and Jackson stamp.  He had previously created the artwork for two Great Americans stamps.

The image of Washington is taken from a portrait by Gilbert Stuart.  It was reversed to make Washington face right instead of left.  Jackson’s image is based on a portrait by John Wood Dodge.

First Day City:  The First Day of Issue took place during an August 19 American Philatelic Society meeting.