1940 10¢ Ethelbert Nevin #883
(Famous American series)
Pianist and composer.
5¢ Dark brown
Recess Printing - Perf. 10½ x 11
Scott #883 - 1940
13 million printed
No postmark with gum (MH): $0.04
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $0.05
Small die proof on wove paper (883P2)
A first day cover of #883 dated June 10th 1940
A sheet of 70
Source photograph for the vignette design
Ethelbert Nevin photographed in his study
Ethelbert Nevin's more well known compositions are 'The Rosary' and 'Narcissus'