1991 Hubert Humphrey Block of 4 52c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 2189

1991 Hubert Humphrey Block of 4 52c Postage Stamps - MNH, OG - Sc# 2189

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On June 3 1991 in Minneapolis MN the USPS honored Hubert Horatio Humphrey, 38th Vice President of the United States, as part of its Great American Series. An outspoken liberal, Hubert Humphrey was mayor of Minneapolis, a U.S. Senator, and Lyndon Johnson's Vice President. A persuasive speaker, he favored the Civil Rights Act and helped found the Americans for Democratic Action. In a renowned speech, Humphrey told the 1948 Democratic National Convention, "The time has arrived in America for the Democratic Party to get out of the shadow of states' rights and walk forthrightly into the bright sunshine of ," winning support for a pro-civil rights plank in the Party's platform.

 

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 in that 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.