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N.C. Wyeth's illustration of

Robert Louis Stevenson's
Captain Billy Bones (Treasure Island)

United States

2001

February 1, 2001


Scott #3502(r)

Text appearing on the back of the stamp pane identifies the illustration portrayed on each stamp and provides a short biographical sketch of each illustrator:
Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945) was a student of Howard Pyle before his prolific career as a book and magazine illustrator. Whether painting pirates, knights, or scenes from American history, Wyeth brought a strong sense of drama to his work, turning literary masterpieces into illustrated classics. "Captain Bill Bones," 1911, from "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson; Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

February 1, 2001. American Illustrators. Twenty 34 self-adhesive commemorative stamps featuring art by: James Montgomery Flagg, Maxfield Parrish, J.C. Leyendecker, Robert Fawcett, Coles Phillips, Al Parker, A.B. Frost, Howard Pyle, Rose O'Neil, Dean Cornwell, Edwin Austin Abbey, Jessie Willcox Smith, Neysa McMein, Jon Whitcomb, Harvey Dunn, Frederic Remington, Rockwell Kent, N.C. Wyeth, Norman Rockwell and John Held Jr., pane of 20 in the Classic Collections series and press sheet of 120, Avery Dennison printed 125 million stamps, New York, NY 10199.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Issue: American Illustrators
Item Number: 560400
Denomination & Type of Issue: 34-cent Commemorative
Format: Pane of 20 (20 designs)
Series: Classic Collection
Issue Date & City: February 1, 2001, New York, NY 10199
Designer: Carl Herrman, Carlsbad, CA
Engraver: Southern Graphics Systems
Illustrator: N/A
Art Director: Carl Herrman, Carlsbad, CA
Typographer: John Boyd, New York, NY
Modeler: Avery Dennison, SPD
Manufacturing Process: Gravure
Printer: Avery Dennison (AVR)
Printed at: AVR, Clinton, SC 29325
Press Type: Dia Nippon Kiko (DNK)
Stamps per Coil/Pane: 20
Print Quantity: 125 million stamps
Paper Type: Nonphosphored,Type III
Gum Type: Self-adhesive
Processed at: AVR, Clinton, SC
Colors: Brown, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black
Stamp Orientation: Vertical
Image Area (w x h): 27.559 x 36.068 mm
Overall Size (w x h): 31.115 x 39.624 mm
Full Pane Size (w x h): 184.15 x 196.85 mm
Plate Size: 80 stamps per revolution
Plate Numbers:"V" followed by five (5) single digits
Marginal Markings: O USPS 2000 * Plate Block 6 positions)
* Price Plate Numbers * Header * "CLASSIC COLLECTION"


Samoa: 1935,   1939,   1962,   1969,   1974,   1981,   1985,   1986,   1990,   1994,   B.V.I. 1969,   Kiribati 1983,  
Marshalls 1988,   Cooks 1994,   Niue 1994,   G.B. 1993,   1994,   1997,   U.S. 2001,   Home