1963 Cordell Hull Plate Block Of 4 5c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 1235 - CX275

1963 Cordell Hull Plate Block Of 4 5c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 1235 - CX275

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1963 Cordell Hull Plate Block Of 4 5c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 1235 - CX275

Issued on October 5, 1963 the US Post Office Dept. honored Cordell Hull, the longest-tenured U.S. Secretary of State. Hull served for 11 years under President Franklin D. Roosevelt until 1944, when he retired in poor health. The stamp was issued in Carthage, Tennessee, where Hull lived for many years. Hull was known for building agreements with other nations that built trade helping the U.S. recover from the Great Depression. As World War II was being fought, Hull began laying the groundwork for an international organization - greatly influencing the formation of the United Nations in 1945. For his efforts, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945.

 

These are real USPS postage stamps that are accepted by the USA Postal Service as payment for mail posted in the USA however the total rates on the stamps posted must equal or exceed the current appropriate postal mailing rate or extra postage must be paid.

 

The stamp set shown in the picture is a stock photo and is likely not a picture of the exact stamp set you will receive and it may differ in plate number and/or orientation. However the item you will receive will be similar including having a plate number (if one is present in the photos) and the same number of stamps. Stamps titled as MNH, OG will have no significant creases or unnatural gum disturbances unless otherwise noted.