US 1938 William McKinley (1843-1901) 25c. Scott. 829

US 1938 William McKinley (1843-1901) 25c. Scott. 829

Series: Presidential Issue

Issued date: 02-12-1938 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 25c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 829
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 825
Michel (Germany): 436A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 394

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

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

Stamp Colors: Deep red lilac
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10˝
Gum type: Water activated

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

Total print: 1,469,132,200 (estimate)

Note: The 25c. stamp, like most of the higher denominations, was not issued to meet a specific postal need, but was rather a convenience stamp capable of making up combination rates. One specific use was air mail to the Pacific, Asia and Africa, in lieu of the air mail stamp.

Description:- William McKinley (1843-1901) was the 25th President of the United States, serving from 1897 until his assassination in 1901. He was president during the Spanish–American War of 1898, raised protective tariffs to boost American industry, and rejected the expansionary monetary policy of free silver, keeping the nation on the gold standard.