JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser.

You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Click here for instructions on enabling javascript in your browser.

#1804 Ben Banneker, Black Heritage Series

The purchase of this stamp/s will earn you 3 points valued at $0.05.

Issued: Feb 15, 1980. 15¢ Ben Banneker, Never Hinged.

Benjamin Banneker One of America’s most accomplished African Americans during the colonial period was Benjamin Banneker. A self-taught mathematician and astronomer, Banneker was a member of the team that surveyed and designed the layout for Washington, DC.

As an astronomer, Banneker was able to predict solar and lunar eclipses, times for the rising and setting of the sun and moon, a tide table for the Chesapeake Bay, and yearly weather forecasts. All of these were included in his almanacs that were published from 1792–1797. (APS)

Buy the entire Black Heritage Collection here.


Delivery Information:

All domestic orders are insured and are trackable by USPS.

Quick Find
Share Stamp
Share via E-Mail

    0 items

We Accept