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1934 3¢ National Parks #742

742 Scotts - US Postage Stamps
Mirror Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

3¢ Deep Violet
95 million issued - Flat Plate Printing - Perf. 11
Scott #742 - 1934

Value
Used: $0.25-$0.40
No postmark with gum (MH): $0.40-$0.75
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $1-$1.50



3¢ Deep Violet
Imperforate Vertically
740a

Flat Plate Printing - Perf. 11
Scott #742a - 1934

Value
Used: No known sales
No postmark with gum (MH): $500
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $3,250

US stamp 742 sheet

A pane of 50, there were four panes to a sheet of 200

Mirror Lake, Mount Rainier National Park - source photograph for the design

The National Park Service was invited to submit photographs for the National
Park series, each park having a selection of two or three photographs for the
Bureau of Engraving to choose from.

Photo Essay using the photograph submitted
by the National Park Service as the vignette

Ink on card Essay
with label and value omitted

Large die proof
On india die sunk on card - 742-P1

A first day cover for #742 dated August 3rd, 1934

Harry Peckmore produced a series of fine prints using the engraving on the stamp as the foundation for his work

Harry Peckmore essay on india mounted on card

Mirror Lake, Mount Rainier National Park.

A cover with the complete National Park series. It was postmarked on October 8th 1934,
the first day of issue of the final value to be issued.

James Farley, Postmaster general at the time
The 1934-35 issues are known as the 'Farley's'
and had many imperforate varieties and souvenir sheets
specifically targeted at stamp collectors.

James Farley stands to the left of FDR, a keen philatelist

1934 US Postage Stamps 736 US Postage Stamps 737 US Postage Stamps 738 US Postage Stamps 739 US Postage Stamps 740 US Postage Stamps 741 US Postage Stamps 742 US Postage Stamps 743 US Postage Stamps 744 US Postage Stamps 745 US Postage Stamps 746 US Postage Stamps 747 US Postage Stamps 748 US Postage Stamps 749 US Postage Stamps 750 US Postage Stamps 751 US Postage Stamps US Postage Stamp values US Postage Stamps prices