US 1938 Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) 8c. Michel 420AV

US 1938 Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) 8c. Michel 420AV

Series: Presidential Issue - Precancels

Issued year: 1938
Face value: 8c.

Emission: Pre-cancelled

Catalogue No:-
Michel (Germany): 420AV

Dimensions (height x width):
25.4mm x 22.2mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Stamp Colors: Olive
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Famous People, Politician, Head of State, Statesman

Description:- Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as the eighth President of the United States from 1837 to 1841. A founder of the Democratic Party, he had previously served as the ninth governor of New York, the tenth United States secretary of state, and the eighth vice president of the United States. Later in his life, Van Buren emerged as an elder statesman and an important anti-slavery leader who led the Free Soil Party ticket in the 1848 presidential election.