Enjoy the rewarding hobby of stamp collecting on line with us and foreign postage stamps and supplies. Fdr approved the idea immediately and ten parks were chosen each to be pictured on a different denomination ranging from 1 to 10.
The designs were beautiful and the colors were bright but still muted.
National parks 1934 stamps. The lore and legend associated with the national parks issue of 1934 by albert f. Read on to discover the stories behind these stamps national parks issue. Ickes now proposed the legacy of the national parks be portrayed on postage stamps to give people a glimpse of their diversity and natural beauty.
Read on to discover the stories behind these stamps national parks issue. This is your chance to get all 20 national parks single stamps issued in 1934 and 1935. I have the hard copy but here is the pdf.
This book is not so much about the stamps themselves but wonderful stories behind the subjects of each issue. 1934 1935 national parks first day covers usa. If you enjoy history this book is a fun read.
At his suggestion 1934 had been declared national parks year. Among those chosen were several photographs the he had taken himself. Looking for a stamp national parks 1934.
Stamp type general issue condition mint nh stamp format single year of issue 1934 item description condition. Kenmore stamp company has been pleasing collectors for over 80 years. National park service photographer george grant was tasked with selecting photographs from which artists would produce designs and engravings for the colorful series of stamps featuring the national parks in 1934.
1934 national parks souvenir sheets. Shipping and handling for this item will be 1 00 for first class. Up for sale is a mint set of scott 740 49 the 1934 national parks year issue.
The stamps are mint og never hinged. Get a complete collection of 1934 national parks single stamps. Get a complete collection of 1934 35 national parks stamps.
Be sure to read my detailed item description below. To this purpose the ten stamps of the national parks issue were released in mid 1934. Helping to identify your stamps find out their value and sell them.
This is your chance to get all 10 national parks single stamps issued in 1934. Valued simply from one cent to ten cents the stamps featured national parks in california arizona washington state colorado wyoming oregon maine utah montana tennessee and north. This was the first set of stamps to honor america s national parks.
You ll get both the regular perforated stamps as well as the farley s follies ungummed imperforate issues of 1935. Two of the national park issues the 1 cent yosemite and 3 cent mount rainer were reproduced in souvenir sheets of 6 imperforate stamps to commemorate major stamp expositions the 1934 american philatelic exhibition and the trans mississippi philatelic exposition.