1934 3¢ Mothers of America
Flat Plate Printing
Issue Date: May 2, 1934
Quantity Issued: 15,432,100
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Flat Plate Press
Color: Deep violet
This stamp was issued for use on Mother's Day mail in tribute to the mothers of America. It illustrates a reproduction of the painting by James A. Whistler, Portrait of My Mother.
Two perforated varieties of this stamp were produced, each on a different press. One is a perf. 11 x 10 1/2 rotary stamp, the other a perf. 11 flat plate stamp.