US 1938 Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) 18c. Scott. 823

US 1938 Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) 18c. Scott. 823

Series: Presidential Issue

Issued date: 03-11-1938 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 18c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 823
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 819
Michel (Germany): 430A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 388

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

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

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

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

Total print: 170,350,800 (estimate)

Note: 18c. paid the1st class letter plus registry fee and the registry and return receipt fee on free official mail until 3/26/1944. Other uses include special delivery surface mail; certified mail; 4th class and insured 3rd class mail.

Description:- Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was an American military officer and politician who served as the 18th President of the United States from 1869 to 1877. As Commanding General, he led the Union Army to victory in the American Civil War in 1865 and thereafter briefly served as Secretary of War. Later, as President, Grant was an effective civil rights executive who signed the bill that created the Justice Department and worked with Radical Republicans to protect African Americans during Reconstruction.