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U.S. Special Delivery stamps

 

Scott E1, Plate Number 496 B

Scott E1P3, proof on card, photographically cropped from a block of 8, Plate Number 495 B

Scott E2, Plate Number 73 B

Scott E3, Plate Number 552 B

Scott E4, Plate Number 77 B

Scott E5, Plate Number 257 B

Scott E5 var, dots in curved frame variety, Plate Number 882 T

Scott E6, original printing, Plate Number 1483 B

Scott E6, 1909 reprint, Plate Number 5243-09 B

Scott E7, Plate Number 4916 T

Scott E8, Plate Number 5854 T

Scott E9, Plate Number 5863 B

Scott E10, Plate Number 6043 T

Scott E11, ultramarine, Plate Number 11841 T

Scott E11 var, "pink back" variety, Plate Number F11815 T

Scott E11 var, paper fold error, Plate Number 8508 B

Scott E11a, gray blue, Plate Number 10653 B

Scott E11b, gray violet, Plate Number 13554 T

Scott E11c, blue, Plate Number 5520 T

Scott E12, gray violet, Plate Number 17638 T

Scott E12, Plate Number 13916 B with inverted F

Scott E12 var, under-inked, Plate Number F14329 T

Scott E12a, deep ultramarine, Plate Number 15103 T

Scott E13, Plate Number F16834 T

Scott E14, Plate Number 17192 B

Scott E14 var, partial double transfer, Plate Number 17180 R

Scott E15, gray violet, Plate Number 22738 LR

Scott E15a, red lilac, Plate Number 22739 LR

Scott E15c, imperforate between vertically, Plate Number 19283 LL

Scott E16, Plate number 22034 UR

Scott E17, Plate number 23170 UL

Scott E18, Plate Number 22168 UR

Scott E19, Plate Number 24553 UR

Scott E19 var, misperfed to left, Plate Number 24553 UL

Scott E19 var, over-inked, Plate Number 24552 UR

Scott E20, Plate Number 25060 UL

Scott E21, Plate Number 25806 UR

Scott E22, Plate Number 31506 UL

Scott E23, Plate Number 33006 UR

Some collectors consider the Priority Mail or Express Mail stamps of recent decades a continuation or subset of the original special delivery stamps. They are numbered with regular issues because they can be used for regular postage and are not limited to the special service indicated.

Airmail Special Delivery stamps

Scott CE1, Plate Number F21312 T

Scott CE1 var, Plate Number F21315 T, with gum on face of the stamp

Scott 771, imperforate "Farley" special printing, Plate Number F21314 T

Scott CE2, Plate Number 21491 T

Scott CE2, precanceled, Plate Number F21494 T

 

Registration stamp (1911)

Scott F1, Plate Number A5720 B

 

Certified Mail stamp (1955)

Scott FA1, Plate Number 25180 UL

 

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