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1931 20¢ #698

698 Scotts - US Postage Stamps
Golden Gate, San Francisco

20¢ Carmine Rose
1,300,000,000 - Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10.5 x 11
Scott #698 - 1931

Value
Used: $0.20-$0.30
No postmark with gum (MH): $1-$3
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $3.50-$12



Essay on card 567-E1
Unadopted design showing Niagara Falls
The vignette was ultimately used on the 25c value of this series



Inspiration painting for the vignette design
'Golden Gate' by William Alexander Coulter, a San Francisco artist.



Photo essay for the design.


First day cover of #698
September 8th 1931



A pane of 100, there were 4 panes to a sheet of 400

1930 US Postage Stamps 690 US Postage Stamps 692 US Postage Stamps 693 US Postage Stamps 694 US Postage Stamps 695 US Postage Stamps 696 US Postage Stamps 697 US Postage Stamps 698 US Postage Stamps