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1934 4¢ National Parks #743

743 Scotts - US Postage Stamps
Mesa Verde National Park

4¢ Brown
19 million issued - Flat Plate Printing - Perf. 11
Scott #743 - 1934

Value
Used: $0.25-$0.40
No postmark with gum (MH): $0.50-$0.85
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $1.25-$2.25

743a US Stamp

4¢ Brown
Imperforate Vertically
Flat Plate Printing - Perf. 11

Value
Used: No known sales
No postmark with gum (MH): No known sales
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $2,300-$5,200

Mesa Verde 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

A hand painted cover for #743

A pane of 50 of #743, there were 4 panes to a sheet of 200

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

Mesa Verde

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