2016 47c 1851 1c Benjamin Franklin
Issued: June 1, 2016
First Day City: New York, NY
Type of Stamp: First Class Mail
Printed by: Banknote Corporation of America
Method: Intaglio, Offset
Quantity Printed: 18,000,000
Issued to celebrate the history of U.S. postage stamps and as a tribute to all stamp collectors, this stamp is from a souvenir sheet featuring six new versions of highly acclaimed mid-1800s classics. The stamp sheet was designed by art director Antonio Alcala.