US 1938 Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) 30c. Scott. 830

US 1938 Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) 30c. Scott. 830

Series: Presidential Issue

Issued date: 08-12-1938 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 30c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 830
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 826
Michel (Germany): 437A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 395

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

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

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

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

Total print: 716,774,950 (estimate)

Note: 30c. paid the air mail rate to Europe for oz. and this stamp was sometimes used in lieu of the air mail stamp. There were many registry and multiple rate uses as well, since it paid multiples of the five, six and ten-cent rates.

Description:- Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1858-1919), often referred to as Teddy or by his initials, T. R., was an American politician, statesman, soldier, conservationist, naturalist, historian, and writer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He previously served as the 25th Vice President under President William McKinley from March to September 1901 and as the 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900. Having assumed the presidency after McKinley's assassination, Roosevelt emerged as a leader of the Republican Party and became a driving force for anti-trust and Progressive policies.