1928 George Washington Molly Pitcher Commemorative Overprint 2 Cents US Stamp

This post is about a 1928 George Washington Molly Pitcher Overprint 2 Cents US Stamp.   It is overprinted with the name Molly Pitcher to commemorate 150 years since a woman nicknamed Molly Pitcher helped George Washington’s Continental Army at the battle of Monmouth giving water to the troops and loading a cannon when her husband was wounded.   Her identity is thought to be Mary Ludwig who was later recognized with a reward and annual salary.

1928 George Washington Molly Pitcher Overprint 2 Cents US Stamp’s is Scott# 646 and there were approximately 9.8 million produced.  This stamp is not that hard to find though high grade examples have gone for quite a bit more than the average.

1928 George Washington Molly Pitcher Commemorative Overprint 2 Cents US Stamp

Perangko kuno dua Cents dari negara Amerika Serikat tahun 1928.