US 1938 Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) 8c. Scott. 813

US 1938 Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) 8c. Scott. 813

Series: Presidential Issue

Issued date: 11-08-1938 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 8c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 813
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 809
Michel (Germany): 420A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 378

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Olive
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10
Gum type: Water activated

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

Total print: 1,297,989,800 (estimate)

Note: 8c. paid the temporary "war" air mail rate from Mar. 26, 1944 until Oct. 1, 1944, It also paid various international rates and a fourth-class book mail rate from 1949 to 1958.

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.