US 1940 Educator Horace Mann 1c. Scott. 869

US 1940 Educator Horace Mann 1c. Scott. 869

Series: Famous Americans Issue - Educators

Issued date: 14-03-1940 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 1c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 869
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 866
Michel (Germany): 465
Yvert et Tellier (France): 423

Dimensions (height x width):
29mm x 26mm

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

Stamp Colors: Bright blue green
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Author, Educator, Literature, Feather, Famous People

Total print: 52,471,160 (estimate)

Description:- Horace Mann (1796-1859) was an American educational reformer, slavery abolitionist and Whig politician known for his commitment to promoting public education. In 1848, after public service as Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Education, Mann was elected to the United States House of Representatives (18481853). From September 1852 to his death, he served as President of Antioch College.