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1954 Liberty Series (Sixth Bureau Series)

Stamps of this series mostly featured patriotic figures and buildings relating to the American Revolution.

 

Regular issues

Scott 1030, 1/2 Franklin, wet printing, plate number 25263 LR

Scott 1030 var, 1/2 Franklin precancel, plate number 26002 LL

Scott 1031, 1 Washington, wet printing, plate number 27152 UL

Scott 1031 var, 1 Washington precancel, plate number 25681 LL

Scott 1031 var, 1 Washington, misperfed, plate number 26163 UL

Scott 1031b, 1 Washington, dry printing, plate number 25281 LL

Scott 1031A, 1-1/4 Palace of the Governors, plate number 26642 UR

Scott 1031A, 1-1/4 Palace of the Governors precancel, plate number 26620 UR

Scott 1032, 1-1/2 Mount Vernon, plate number 25410 LR

Scott 1032 var, 1-1/2 Mount Vernon precancel, plate number 25410 LL

Scott 1033, 2 Jefferson, plate number 25458 UR

Scott 1033 var, 2 Jefferson precancel, plate number 25876 UR

Scott 1033 var, 2 Jefferson, perfins (LAC for Los Angeles County), plate number 25574 UR

Scott 1033 var, 2 Jefferson, crazy perfs resulting from foldover, plate number 25457 UL

Scott 1033 var, 2 Jefferson, misperfed vertically, plate number 25137 UR

Scott 1033 var, 2 Jefferson, misperfed diagonally, plate number 25465 UL

Scott 1033a, 2 Jefferson on silkote paper, plate number 25061 UL

Very bright, experimental Silkote paper was used only on a very small printing of 5000 panes, with no notice to the public.  Virtually all copies were delivered during Christmas 1954 to a small number of post offices in Maine, distributed through the Westbrook substation.

Scott 1034, 2-1/2 Bunker Hill Monument, plate number 26308 UL

Scott 1034 var, 2-1/2 Bunker Hill Monument precancel, plate number 26322 LR

Scott 1035, 3 Liberty, dry printing, plate number 27274 UR

Scott 1035 var, 3 Liberty, perfin "M" (University of Minnesota), plate number 25531 UR

Scott 1035 var, 3 Liberty precancel, plate number 25083 UL

Scott 1035b, 3 Liberty, plate number 27273 UR

Scott 1035e, 3 Liberty, wet printing, plate number 25110 LR

Scott 1035a, 3 Liberty, single from booklet pane, partial plate number 24980

Scott 1036, 4 Lincoln, wet printing, plate number 26983 UL

Scott 1036 var, 4 Lincoln precancel, plate number 26931 UL

Scott 1036 var, 4 Lincoln, perfin, "ISU" (Iowa State University), plate number 26421 LR

Scott 1036a, 4 Lincoln single from booklet pane, partial plate number 26518 at UL

Scott 1036b, 4 Lincoln tagged, plate number 27109 UL

Scott 1036c, 4 Lincoln, dry printing, plate number 26997 LR

Scott 1037, 4-1/2 Hermitage, plate number 26264 UR

Scott 1037 var, 4-1/2 Hermitage precancel, plate number 26264 LR

Scott 1038, 5 Monroe, plate number 25091 LR

Scott 1038 var, 5 Monroe precancel, plate number 25858 UL

Scott 1039, 6 Theodore Roosevelt, wet printing, plate number 25853 UL

Scott 1039 var, 6 Theodore Roosevelt precancel, wet printing, plate number 25844 LR

Scott 1039a, 6 Theodore Roosevelt, dry printing, plate number 25192 LR

Scott 1040, 7 Wilson, plate number 25304 LL

Scott 1040 var, 7 Wilson precancel, plate number 25310 LR

Scott 1041B, 8 Liberty, Rotary Press printing, UR pair with plate numbers 24927 and 24923

Scott 1041, 8 Liberty, Flat Plate printing, LL pair with plate numbers 24937 and 24915

Scott 1041 var, 8 Liberty, UR pair with red shifted down, plate numbers 24938 and 24940

Scott 1041 var, 8 Liberty, Flat Plate printing, precancel, LR pair with plate numbers 24913 and 24920

Scott 1042, 8 Liberty, Re-engraved, plate number 26224 LR

Scott 1042 var, 8 Liberty, Re-engraved, precancel, plate number 26221 LR

Scott 1042 var, 8 Liberty, Re-engraved, perfin, "ISU" (Iowa State University), plate number 26937 UR

Scott 1042 var, 8 Liberty, Re-engraved, misperfed, plate number 26242 UR

Scott 1042A, 8 Pershing, plate number 27076 UL

This stamp matches the designs of the 1 Jackson and 5 Washington stamps of 1962.  While it was assigned a catalog number in the Liberty Series, modern postal history research shows that it is more properly considered part of the 1962 series.

Scott 1042A var, 8 Pershing precancel, plate number 27076 UR

Scott 1043, 9 Alamo, plate number 25394 LL

Scott 1043 var, 9 Alamo precancel, plate number 25415 UR

Scott 1044, 10 Independence Hall, dry printing, plate number 25938 UR

Scott 1044 var, 10 Independence Hall precancel, plate number 26951 LR

Scott 1044d, 10 Independence Hall tagged, plate number 27773 LR

Scott 1044A, 11 Liberty, plate number 26978 UL

Scott 1044A var, 11 Liberty precancel, plate number 26986 LR

Scott 1044Ac, 11 Liberty tagged, plate number 26979 LL

Scott 1045, 12 Benjamin Harrison, plate number 26283 LR

Scott 1045, 12 Benjamin Harrison precancel, plate number 26281 UR

Scott 1045a, 12 Benjamin Harrison tagged, plate number 26281 UR

Scott 1046, 15 John Jay, plate number 26138 UR

Scott 1046 var, 15 John Jay precancel, plate number 26166 UR

Scott 1046a, 15 John Jay tagged, plate number 27968 LR

Scott 1047, 20 Monticello, plate number 28021 LL

Scott 1047 var, 20 Monticello precancel, plate number 27002 LR

Scott 1048, 25 Paul Revere, plate number 25963 UR

Scott 1048, 25 Paul Revere precancel, plate number 25962 LL

Scott 1048, 25 Paul Revere perfin, unidentified pattern but probably for a university, plate number 25962 LR

Scott 1049, 30 Robert E. Lee, dry printing, plate number 25948 LR

Scott 1049a var, 30 Robert E. Lee, wet printing, precancel, plate number 25251 UR

Scott 1050, 40 John Marshall, wet printing, plate number 26203 LL

Scott 1050 var, 40 John Marshall, wet printing, precancel, plate number 25571 UR

Scott 1050a, 40 John Marshall tagged, plate number 25250 LR

Scott 1050b, 40 John Marshall, dry printing, plate number 25250 UL

Scott 1050b var, 40 John Marshall, dry printing, precancel, plate number 25249 LL

Scott 1051, 50 Susan B. Anthony, dry printing, plate number 25898 LR

Scott 1051a, 50 Susan B. Anthony, wet printing, precanceled, plate number 25231 LL

Scott 1052, $1 Patrick Henry, wet printing, Plate number 26207 LR

Scott 1052 var, $1 Patrick Henry, wet printing, precancel, Plate number 26207 UR

Scott 1052a var, $1 Patrick Henry, wet printing, precancel, Plate number 22528 LL

Scott 1053, $5 Alexander Hamilton, Plate number 25367 LR

 

Coil issues

Scott 1054, 1 Washington sidewise coil, complete plate number 25721 at bottom

Scott 1054, 1 Washington sidewise coil, showing "counting number" 12.  These occurred at 4-stamp intervals and are not plate numbers.  They were trimmed away before coiling.

Scott 1054A, 1-1/4 Palace of Governors endwise coil, partial plate number 26671 at right

Scott 1055, 2 Jefferson sidewise coil, partial plate number 25151 at bottom

Scott 1055d, 2 Jefferson sidewise coil, two partial plate numbers photographically cropped from longer strips to show complete plate number 25068

Scott 1057, 3 Liberty sidewise coil, two partial plate numbers photographically cropped from longer strips to show complete plate number 24993

Scott 1057c, 3 Liberty sidewise coil, plate number 24983

Scott 1058, 4 Lincoln sidewise coil, partial plate number 28666 (?)

Scott 1058, 4 Lincoln sidewise coil, showing "counting number" 8

Scott 1059, 4-1/2 Hermitage endwise coil, partial plate number 26262 at right

Scott 1059A, 25 Revere sidewise coil, partial plate numbers 30768 and 30767 at bottom

Scott 1059Ab, 25 Revere sidewise coil, tagged, partial plate numbers 30767 and 30768 at bottom

 

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