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1 1/2-cent Martha Washington

Bearing one of three non-presidential subjects and the only woman portrayed on the 1938 Presidential Series, the 1.5-cent yellow brown Martha Washington stamp saw extensive use from its debut in 1938 through the late 1950s. The likeness of Martha Washington...


1-cent Washington

This green 1-cent George Washington stamp was the first stamp of the Presidential Series of 1938 issued. Millions of these stamps were issued, and they were seen on everyday mail through the late 1950s. In 1933 newly-elected President Franklin Roosevelt, an...


1-dollar Wilson

The image of Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), the twenty-eighth president of the United States, appears on the 1-dollar issue of the 1938 Presidential Series. Wilson's likeness was taken from a medal struck by the U.S. Mint. Woodrow Wilson, a former president of...


1/2-cent Franklin

This orange stamp, the third stamp issued in the 1938 Presidential Series is an anomaly: 1) It pictures Benjamin Franklin who was never a President of the United States, and 2) No rate ever existed that would have been paid solely with this half cent stamp. ...


10-cent Tyler

The likeness of John Tyler (1790-1862), the tenth president of the United States, appears on the orange-brown 10-cent denomination of the 1938 Presidential Series. A bust of Tyler displayed in the Rotunda of the Virginia State Capitol inspired the image. Tyler...


11-cent Polk

The image of James K. Polk (1790-1849), the eleventh president of the United States (1845-1849), appears on the 11-cent value of the 1938 Presidential Series. Polk's likeness on the stamp was derived from a medal struck by the U.S. Mint. This ultramarine stamp...


12-cent Taylor

Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), the twelfth president of the United States, appears on the 12-cent denomination of the 1938 Presidential Series. A bust displayed in the Rotunda of the Virginia State Capitol inspired the image. The Postal Service issued the violet...


13-cent Fillmore

Millard Fillmore (1800-1874), the thirteenth president of the United States, appears on the 13-cent denomination of the 1938 Presidential Series. The Postal Service issued the stamp in sheet form on September 22, 1938. A bust displayed in the Senate Gallery of...


14-cent Pierce

The likeness of Franklin Pierce (1804-1869), the fourteenth president of the United States, appears on the 14-cent denomination of the 1938 Presidential Series. A medal produced by the U.S. Mint inspired the image of Pierce. The stamp was issued on October 6...


15-cent Buchanan

The likeness of James Buchanan (1791-1868), the fifteenth president of the United States, appears on the 15-cent issue of the 1938 Presidential Series. The image was inspired by a bust displayed in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, District of...


 
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