Identification guide for design numbers on United States stamped envelopes, wrappers, and letter sheets
twenty cents

(updated 28 November 2014)



There are 7 designs of indicia whose face value is twenty cents, each of which is distinctive enough that it can be identified by examining the images below.

bust of George Washington
design U16
 =  Scott #U43 (printed in red and blue on buff paper)
 
Capitol dome
design U147
 =  Scott #U601 (printed in deep magenta on white paper)
 
The Great Seal of the United States
design U148
 =  Scott #U602 (printed in dark blue, black, and magenta on white paper)
 
The Purple Heart, 1782–1982
design U149
 =  Scott #U603 (printed in purple and black on white paper)
 
remember our paralyzed veterans
design U151
 =  Scott #U605 (printed in red, blue, and black on white paper)
 
Small Business
design U152
 =  Scott #U606 (multicolored on white paper)
 
The Great Seal of the United States
design UO26
 =  Scott #UO73 (printed in blue on white paper)

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