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1934 10¢ National Parks #749

749 Scotts - US Postage Stamps
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina

10¢ Gray Black
18 million issued - Flat Plate Printing - Perf. 11
Scott #749 - 1934

Value
Used: $0.50-$0.75
No postmark with gum (MH): $0.70-$1
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $1.50-$3.50

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina - source photograph for the design.
Notice the couple in the foreground have been removed from the final design of the stamp.

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.

Seven photo essays using the photographs submitted
by the National Park Service as the vignette.

A pane of 100 of #749, there are 4 panes to a sheet of 400

A first day cover for #749 dated October 8th, 1934

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

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina

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

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