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8-cent Mannerheim

8c Carl Mannerheim single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1166
Description:

This Champion of Liberty Issue stamp honors Baron Karl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, a Finnish military leader and statesman. He served as military leader during the Finnish Civil War and World War Two. He was promoted to the honorary rank of Field Marshal, a title given to distinguished generals. He later served as the sixth President of Finland. The stamp depicts a medallion with Mannerheim’s portrait.

United States; Finland; Baron Karl Gustaf Emil Mannherheim; military; war; leader; civil war; World War Two; president; champion; liberty; medallion; portrait

Date:
October 26, 1960
Medium:
paper; ink (carmine, ultramarine, ocher); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5352
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
FINLAND (republic)

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