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



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

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