This section illustrates plate number material for overprints on
regular U.S. issues.
Stamps of Cuba superseded the overprinted U.S. issues in 1900.
Overprints of the U.S. 1898 First Bureau Series
221, 1 centavos de peso on 1¢,
plate number 769 L (on U.S. Scott 279)
222A, 2c on 2¢,
plate number 765 B (on U.S. Scott 279B, Type IV)
223, 2-1/2c on 2¢,
plate number 475 L (on U.S. Scott 267, Type III)
223A, 2-1/2c on 2¢,
plate number 593 B (on U.S. Scott 279B, Type IV)
Despite its denomination, the 2-1/2 c. stamp was sold and used as a 2
224, 3c on 3¢,
plate number 449 B (on U.S. Scott 268), Surcharge Type II (3 to left of P)
225, 5c on 5¢,
plate number 407 B (on U.S. Scott 281)
226, 10c on 10¢,
plate number 303 B (on U.S. Scott 282C, Type I)
Special Delivery issues
E1, 10c on 10¢,
plate number 492 T (on U.S. Scott E5)
Additional stamps were issued in 1900 by the U.S. Military
government, but they were not overprints of regular U.S. issues.
Stamps of Cuba superseded in 1902.
Postage Due issues
J1, 1c on 1¢,
plate number 267 B (on U.S. Scott J38)
J3, 5c on 5¢,
plate number 255 B (on U.S. Scott J41)
J4, 10c on 10¢,
plate number 256 B (on U.S. Scott J42)
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