1935 8¢ Special Printing #763
Great White Throne, Zion National Park, Utah
8¢ Sage Green
15 million issued - Flat Plate Printing - Imperf
Scott #763 - 1935
No postmark with gum (MH): $0.50-$1
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $1-$3
Great White Throne, Zion National Park, Utah - 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 essays using the photographs submitted
by the National Park Service as the vignette.
A pane of 100 of #763, there are 4 panes to a sheet of 400
Harry Peckmore produced a series of fine prints using the engraving on the stamp as the foundation for his work
Zion National Park, Utah
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