John Gault

Entrepreneur, Inventor

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Who is John Gault?

John Gault was an American entrepreneur and inventor who created the encased postage stamp. Gault used these encased postage stamps as a means to solve a coin shortage during the Civil War as well as ultimately profit from their sale. He was also a major in the 28th Kentucky volunteer infantry.

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  • United States of America
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on July 23, 2013

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