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16c Great Seal of the United States with inscription by Farley block of four

Scott Catalogue USA: 771
Description:

Block of four of the 16-cent Great Seal of the United States special printing, known as "Farley's Follies," autographed by Postmaster General James A. Farley in his signature green and dated March 15, 1935, the first day of issue of the special printing.

To view the other reprinted stamps, see USA Scott numbers 752-771.

Date:
March 15, 1935
Markings:
Written in pen: "To Beth, Ann / and [illegible] Farley / James A Farley / Postmaster / General / 3/15/35"
Medium:
paper; ink (dark blue)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 x 3 1/8 in. (5.08 x 7.94 cm)
Museum ID:
0.209045.109

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