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1935 3¢ Mothers of America Special Printing #754

754-1 Scotts - US Postage Stamps

Whistler's Mother

3¢ Deep Violet
2.4 million issued - Flat Plate Printing - Imperf
Scott #754 - 1935

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): $0.75-$1

A pane of 50 of #754

A first day cover of #754 dated February 2nd, 1935

The story behind the stamp

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The design as drawn about by Presiden Franllin D. Roosevelt

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Proof on India die sunk on card. Approval by James A. Farley, Postmaster General

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Various photo essays for this issue

The origination of the design was James McNeill's 'An Arrangement in Gray and Black' which in turn was
an adaption of this portion of James Whistler's 'Portrait of my Mother' . The former added a vase of flowers in the foreground.

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