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

(updated 1 December 2014)



There are 9 designs of indicia whose face vale is twenty-five cents, each of which is distinctive enough that it can be identified by examining the images below.

circle of 13 stars on
round-cornered rectangle

design U157
   = Scott #U611 (printed in dark red and deep blue on white paper)
 
snowflake
design U159
   = Scott #U613 (printed in dark red and green on white paper)
 
circle of 13 stars on
"perforated" background

design U160
   = Scott #U614 (printed in dark red and deep blue on white paper)
 
circle of 13 stars on
round background

design U161
   = Scott #U615 (printed in dark red and deep blue on white paper)
 
love!
design U162
   = Scott #U616 (printed in dark red and bright blue on white paper)
 
shuttle and space station hologram
design U163
   = Scott #U617 (printed in ultramarine on white paper)
 
Vince Lombardi trophy hologram
design U164
   = Scott #U618 (printed in vermilion on white paper)
 
Great Seal of the United States
(embossed)

design UO30
   = Scott #UO77 (printed in black and blue on white paper)
 
Great Seal of the United States
(not embossed)

design UO31
   = Scott #UO78 (printed in black and blue on white paper)

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