US 1963 Cordell Hull 5c. Scott. 1235

US 1963 Cordell Hull 5c. Scott. 1235

Series: Cordell Hull Issue

Stamp details: Cordell Hull (1871-1955) - U.S. Secretary of State

Issued date: 05-10-1963 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1235
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1217
Michel (Germany): 848
Yvert et Tellier (France): 750

Dimensions (height x width):
40mm x 25mm

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

Stamp Colors: Blue green
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Torch, Emblem, Hands

Total print: 131,420,000 (estimate)

Description: Cordell Hull (1871-1955) was an American politician from Tennessee and the longest-serving U.S. Secretary of State, holding the position for 11 years (19331944) in the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during most of World War II. Before that appointment he represented Tennessee for two years in the United States Senate and twenty-two years in the House of Representatives. Hull received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945 for his role in establishing the United Nations, and was referred to by President Roosevelt as the "Father of the United Nations".