US 1938 Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865-1923) $2 Scott. 833

US 1938 Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865-1923) $2 Scott. 833

Series: Presidential Issue

Issued date: 29-08-1938 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: $2

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 833
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 830
Michel (Germany): 440A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 398

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Flat plate

Stamp Colors: Yellow green and Black
Perforation: Perf 11
Gum type: Water activated

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

Total print: 13,571,578 (estimate)

Note: Along with the 16c. and 18c. stamp, the $2 stamp is somewhat scarce on cover and quite scarce as a solo usage. Because of this scarcity, solo usages on even legal-sized envelopes are highly sought after.

Description:- Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865-1923) was the 29th President of the United States, serving from 1921 until his death in 1923. A member of the Republican Party, he was one of the most popular sitting U.S. Presidents. After his death, a number of scandals were exposed, including Teapot Dome, as well as an extramarital affair with Nan Britton, which diminished his reputation.