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1898 Trans-Mississippi issues

Scott 285, 1, plate number 601

Scott 286, 2, plate number 608

Scott 287, 4, plate number 636

Scott 288, 5, plate number 614

Scott 288 var, 5¢, "captured" plate number 618

Scott 288 var, 5¢, "captured" plate number 612, double perforations at bottom

Scott 289, 8, plate number 643

Scott 289a, 8¢ imperforate horizontally error, plate number 609

Image courtesy of Siegel Auction Galleries, from the Bill Gross collection.

Scott 290, 10, plate number 604

Scott 291, 50, plate number 603

Scott 292, $1, Plate number 606

Scott 293, $2, plate number 613

These stamps were originally planned as bicolored issues, with the central portraits in black. They were switched to single color designs to save money during the economic crisis. A century later, the original bicolor designs were issued in souvenir sheet format, but the new stamps were issued without plate numbers.

 

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