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

(updated 1 December 2014)

There are 4 designs of indicia whose face value is thirty-nine cents, each of which is distinctive enough that it can be identified by examining the images below.

bust of Benjamin Franklin
design U193
 =  Scott #659 (printed in blue-green and black on white paper)
envelope composed of horizontal, colored lines
design UC30
 =  Scott #UC61 (multicolored on white paper)
Abraham Lincoln and Montgomery Blair
design UC31
 =  Scott #UC62 (multicolored on white paper)
Great Seal of the United States
design UO37
 =  Scott #UO92 (printed in blue and red on white paper)

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