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1968-1971 Six Cent Commemorative issues

Including definitives and other issues from the six cent era.

1968 issues

Scott 1338, 6 Flag Over White House, Plate number 29619 LR

Scott 1338 var, 6 Flag Over White House, double printing, Plate number 31151 UL

Scott 1338 var, 6 Flag, imperforate vertically in selvage, Plate number 31476 LR

Scott 1338 var, 6 Flag, tagging ghost, Plate number 29657 LR

Scott 1338D, 6 Flag, Plate number 32115 T

Scott 1339, 6 Illinois Statehood, Plate number 29950 LR

Scott 1340, 6 Hemisfair, Plate number 29731 UR

Scott 1341, $1 Airlift for Servicemen, Plate number 29766 LR

Some collectors consider this an airmail stamp.

Scott 1342, 6 Support Our Youth, Plate number 29834 UL

Scott 1343, 6 Law and Order, Plate number 29835 UL

Scott 1344, 6 Register and Vote, Plate number 29786 LL

Scott 1345, 6 Fort Moultrie Flag, from Revolutionary Flags strip of 10 (Scott 1354a), Plate number 30045 UL

Scott 1345 var, 6 Fort Moultrie Flag, misperfed, Plate number 30045 UL

Scott 1355, 6 Walt Disney, LL single with plate numbers 30006, 30008 and 30012

Scott 1356, 6 Marquette, Plate number 30120 LL

Scott 1357, 6 Daniel Boone, Plate number 30301 UL

Scott 1358, 6 Arkansas River Navigation, Plate number 30337 UR

Scott 1359, 6 Leif Erikson, Plate number 30445 LL

Scott 1360, 6 Cherokee Strip, Plate number 30371 UL

Scott 1361, 6 John Trumbull, Plate number 30415 LL

Scott 1361 var, 6 John Trumbull, misperfed, Plate number 30383 LR

Scott 1362, 6 Wildlife Conservation, Plate number 30351 LL

Scott 1363, 6 Van Eyck Madonna, Christmas 1968, right plate numbers 29870 and 30285

Scott 1363c, 6 Madonna, light yellow omitted error, plate number 29908.  Not only is the color omitted from the image, but the gold plate number that is always paired with the black plate number is missing in the selvage.

Scott 1363d, 6 Madonna, imperforate error, plate number 30194 L

1969 issues

Scott 1364, 6 Chief Joseph, Plate number 30481 LL

Scott 1364 var, 6 Chief Joseph, yellow color shift to right, Plate number 30499 UR

Scott 1365, 6 Beautify Cities from Beautification issue (Scott 1368a), Plate number 30587 UL

Scott 1366, 6 Beautify Parks from Beautification issue (Scott 1368a), Plate number 30593 UR

Scott 1367, 6 Beautify Highways from Beautification issue (Scott 1368a), Plate number 30671 LL

Scott 1368, 6 Beautify Streets from Beautification issue (Scott 1368a), Plate number 30626 LR

Scott 1369, 6 American Legion, Plate number 30783 LR

Scott 1369 var, 6 American Legion, LL Plate number 30790 printed over the top of plate number 30825

Scott 1370, 6 Grandma Moses, Plate number 30904 UR

Scott 1370b, 6 Grandma Moses, imperforate vertically between error, Plate number 30921 UR

Scott 1371, 6 Apollo 8, Plate number 30937 UR

Scott 1372, 6 W. C. Handy, Plate number 30760 UL

Scott 1373, 6 California Settlement, Plate number 31268 LL

Scott 1373 var, 6 California Settlement, misperfed, Plate number 31016 UR

Scott 1374, 6 John Wesley Powell, Plate number 31173 LR

Scott 1375, 6 Alabama Statehood, Plate number 31277 UL

Scott 1375 var, 6 Alabama Statehood, yellow color shift, Plate number 31275 UL

Scott 1376, 6 Conifer (Northwest) from International Botanical Congress (Scott 1379a), Plate number 31004 UL

Scott 1377, 6 Ladyslipper (Northeast) from International Botanical Congress (Scott 1379a), Plate number 31004 UR

Scott 1378, 6 Southwestern plant, from International Botanical Congress (Scott 1379a), Plate number 30996 LL

Scott 1379, 6 Dogwood (Southeast) from International Botanical Congress (Scott 1379a), Plate number 30973 LR

Scott 1380, 6 Dartmouth College, Daniel Webster, Plate number 31057 LL

Scott 1381, 6 Professional Baseball, Plate number 31436 LL

Scott 1381 var, 6 Baseball, color shifts, Plate number 31410 LL

Scott 1381 var, 6 Baseball, misperfed, Plate number 31409 UL

Scott 1382, 6 Professional Football, Plate number 31408 LR

Scott 1382 var, 6 Professional Football precancel, Plate number 31398 UR

Scott 1382 var, 6 Football, misperfed causing design shift to right, Plate number 31386 UR

Scott 1382 var, 6 Football, misperfed causing design shift to bottom, Plate number 31389 UR

Scott 1383, 6 Eisenhower, Plate number 31424 UR

Scott 1383 var, 6 Eisenhower, crazy perf caused by paper foldover, Plate number 31433 LL

Scott 1384, 6 Christmas 1969, Plate number 31205 T

Scott 1384 var, 6 Christmas 1969, top pair showing red error plate number 3105 (should be 31035) and normal green plate number 31036

Scott 1384 var, 6 Christmas 1969, "Small M" variety, plate number 31237 B

Scott 1384a, 6 Christmas 1969, precanceled, plate number 31294 B

Scott 1384a var, 6 Christmas 1969, inverted precancel, plate number 31194 B

Scott 1384c, 6 Christmas 1969, precanceled, plate number 31084 T

Scott 1385, 6 Crippled Children, Plate number 31464 UL

Scott 1386, 6 William M. Harnett, Plate number 31489 UL

Scott 1386 var, 6 William M. Harnett, LR "tagging ghost" PNS showing plate number 31511 over 31509

1970 issues

Scott 1387, 6 American Bald Eagle from Natural History issue, Scott 1390a, Plate number 31711 UL

Scott 1387 var, 6 Bald Eagle, UL plate number 31702 showing ink smear

Scott 1387 var, 6 Bald Eagle, UL plate number 31736 with ghost plate number

Scott 1387 var, 6 Bald Eagle, misperfed (or all colors shifted to bottom), plate number 31720 UL

Scott 1388, 6 African Elephants from Natural History issue, Scott 1390a, Plate number 31736 UR

Scott 1389, 6 Haida Ceremonial Canoe from Natural History issue, Scott 1390a, used, Plate number 31686 LL

Scott 1389 var, 6 Haida Ceremonial Canoe, yellow shift to bottom, Plate number 31862 LL

Scott 1390, 6 Age of Reptiles from Natural History issue, Scott 1390a, Plate number 31736 LR

Scott 1391, 6 Maine statehood, Plate number 31969 UR

Scott 1391 var, 6 Maine statehood, red and blue shift, most visible in the lighthouse, Plate number 31983 UL

Scott 1392, 6 Wildlife Conservation, Plate number 31977 UR

Scott 1393, 6 Eisenhower, plate number 31920 UR

Scott 1405, 6 Edgar Lee Masters, Plate number 31867 UR

Scott 1406, 6 Woman Suffrage, Plate number 32187 UL

Scott 1407, 6 South Carolina Settlement, Plate number 32052 UR

Scott 1407 var, 6 South Carolina Settlement, Plate number 32047 LL, all colors shifted up

Scott 1408, 6 Stone Mountain Memorial, Plate number 32263 UR

Scott 1408, 6 Stone Mountain Memorial, misperfed, Plate number 32261 UR

Scott 1409, 6 Fort Snelling, Plate number 32305 LL

Scott 1410, 6 Save Soil from Pollution block of 4 (Scott 1413a), used, Plate number 32251 UL

Scott 1411, 6 Save Cities from Pollution block of 4 (Scott 1413a), Plate number 32251 UR

Scott 1412, 6 Save Water from Pollution block of 4 (Scott 1413a), Plate number 32281 LL

Scott 1413, 6 Save Air from Pollution block of 4 (Scott 1413a), Plate number 32281 LR

Scott 1414, 6 Christmas 1970, Plate number 31939 LL

Scott 1414a, 6 Christmas 1970, precanceled, Plate number 31943 LL

Scott 1414c, 6 Christmas precancel, LR strip of 4, blue omitted error.  The left stamp, with plate number 32154, is normal.  The blue ink runs out (or is otherwise not printed) partway through the second stamp, which is missing the blue plate number 31945.  The two right stamps, with plate numbers 31944 and 31943, are missing the blue entirely.

Scott 1415, 6 Locomotive from Christmas Toys block of 4 (Scott 1418a), Plate number 31900 UL

Scott 1415a, 6 Locomotive precancel from Christmas Toys block of 4 (Scott 1418c), Plate number 32145 UL

Scott 1416, 6 Horse from Christmas Toys block of 4 (Scott 1418a), Plate number 31904 UR

Scott 1416a, 6 Horse precancel from Christmas Toys block of 4 (Scott 1418c), Plate number 31900 UR

Scott 1417, 6 Tricycle from Christmas Toys block of 4 (Scott 1418a), Plate number 31900 LL

Scott 1418b, 6 Carriage precancel from Christmas Toys block of 4 (Scott 1418c), Plate number 32145 LR

Scott 1419, 6 United Nations, Plate number 32310 LR

Scott 1420, 6 Landing of Pilgrims, Plate number 32279 UR

Scott 1421, 6 Disabled American Veterans, Plate number 32434 LL

Scott 1421 var, 6 DAV, double printing caused by tagging setoff, printed and setoff plate number 32435 LL

Scott 1422, 6 POW / MIA, Plate number 32409 LR

1971 issues

Scott 1423, 6 America's Wool, Plate number 32516 LR

Scott 1424, 6 General Douglas MacArthur, Plate number 32328 LR

Scott 1425, 6 Blood Donors, Plate number 32687 UL

Scott 1425 var, 6 Blood Donors, tagging variety, LR plate number 32617 over 32632

Scott 1425 was the last 6 commemorative issued before the rate hike to 8.  However, several 6 commemoratives were issued during the 8 period, as this met the postal card rate.  These include the 6 Wolf Trap Farm stamp from the National Parks set (Scott 1452), the 6 1972 Summer Olympics stamp (Scott 1460), and the 6 Electronics stamp (Scott 1500).

 

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