1940 Famous Americans #859-893

1940 Famous Americans #859-93

A historic honor roll of renowned authors, poets, educators, composers, artists and inventors. This set ranks among the most popular with collectors. President Franklin Roosevelt showed more than a passing interest in the stamps issued during his administration. He used executive powers and friendly persuasion to select 35 authors, poets, educators, scientists, composers, artists and inventors for this special series.

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  1. # 874 - 1¢ John James Audubon - Scientist
    mint
    $0.30
    used
    $0.20
    PB
    $2.00
    FDC
    $5.00
  2. # 875 - 2¢ Crawford W. Long - Scientist
    mint
    $0.30
    used
    $0.20
    PB
    $2.00
    FDC
    $5.00
  3. # 876 - 3¢ Luther Burbank - Scientist
    mint
    $0.50
    used
    $0.20
    PB
    $2.00
    FDC
    $4.00
  4. # 877 - 5¢ Walter Reed - Scientist
    mint
    $0.75
    used
    $0.30
    PB
    $14.00
    FDC
    $5.00
  5. # 878 - 10¢ Jane Addams - Scientist
    mint
    $2.75
    used
    $2.50
    PB
    $35.00
    FDC
    $6.00
  6. # 889 - 1¢ Eli Whitney - Inventor
    mint
    $0.50
    used
    $0.30
    PB
    $3.50
    FDC
    $4.00
  7. # 890 - 2¢ Samuel Morse - Inventor
    mint
    $0.50
    used
    $0.20
    PB
    $2.50
    FDC
    $4.00
  8. # 891 - 3¢ Cyrus Hall McCormick - Inventor
    mint
    $0.60
    used
    $0.20
    PB
    $3.50
    FDC
    $4.00
  9. # 892 - 5¢ Elias Howe - Inventor
    mint
    $2.50
    used
    $0.60
    PB
    $25.00
    FDC
    $5.00
  10. # 893 - 10¢ Alexander Graham Bell - Inventor
    mint
    $20.00
    used
    $4.00
    PB
    $100.00
    FDC
    $7.50