US 1929 Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) Ovpt. 'Kans.' 8c. Scott. 666

US 1929 Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) Ovpt. 'Kans.' 8c. Scott. 666

Series: 1929 Regular Issue ; Kansas-Nebraska Overprints

Issued date: 01-05-1929 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 8c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 666
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 663
Michel (Germany): I316
Yvert et Tellier (France): 283J

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

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Note: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Olive
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Politicians, Famous People, Heads of State, Statesmen

Total print: 1,530,000 (estimate)

Description:- Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was an American military officer and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877. As Commanding General, he led the Union Army to victory in the American Civil War in 1865 and thereafter briefly served as Secretary of War. Later, as president, Grant was an effective civil rights executive who created the Justice Department and worked with Radical Republicans to protect African Americans during Reconstruction.