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1910-11 Washington-Franklin issues

Perforated 12, Single Line watermark

Scott 374, 1, Plate number 5484 B

Scott 375, 2 carmine, Plate number 5353 T

Scott 375a, 2 booklet single, Plate number 5461 T

Scott 375b, 2 lake, Plate number 5544 R

Scott 376, 3, Plate number 5131 T

Scott 377, 4, Plate number 6025 T

Scott 378, 5, Plate number 5649 T

Scott 379, 6, Plate number 5215 B

Scott 379 var, 6 light red orange, Plate number 5203 R

Scott 380, 8, Plate number 5238 B

Scott 381, 10, Plate number 5200 T

Scott 382, 15, Plate number 4949 B

 

Imperforate, Single Line watermark

Scott 383, 1, Plate number 5647 B

Scott 384, 2, Plate number 5296 L. The printer's initials also appear in the margin,

Scott 384, 2 privately perforated coil (Farwell Co., Chicago), corner margin pair, showing the siderographer's initials (J.S.S.).  Image courtesy of Doug D'Avino.

 

Coil stamps, Single Line watermark

Scott 385, 1, Plate number 5387 T on a paste-up single.  Perforated 12.

This stamp appeared at the end of a strip, and another strip of coil stamps was originally pasted over the top of the plate number "leader" strip.

Scott 386, 2, top imprint paste-up single.  Perforated 12.

The plate number would have appeared over the strip to the right of this one.  Another strip of coil stamps was originally pasted over the top of this "leader" strip.

Scott 390, 1 paste-up pair, Plate number 5573 T.  Perforated 8-1/2.

Scott 391, 2 paste-up pair, Plate number 5560 T.  Perforated 8-1/2.

Scott 392, 1 paste-up single, Plate number 5657 R.  Perforated 8-1/2.

This single stamp appeared at the right end of a strip of coil stamps, and another strip was originally pasted over it to the right,

Scott 394, 3 paste-up single, Plate number 5433 R.  Perforated 8-1/2.

Scott 395, 4 paste-up single, Plate number 5575 R

 

1912-14 Washington-Franklin issues

Redesigned with Washington appearing on 1-7 and Franklin on 8 and up.  Numerals on 1 and 2 values instead of "ONE CENT" and "TWO CENTS".  New values introduced.

Perforated 12, Single Line watermark

Scott 405, 1, Plate Number 6028 B

Scott 405b, 1 booklet single, Plate Number 6363 T

Scott 406, 2 carmine, Plate Number A5817 R

Scott 406 var, 2, experimental electrolytic plating, Plate Number 6023 T.

Only three plate number singles are known.  (Image courtesy of Wallace Cleland)

Scott 406 var, 2, top plate number 5946 over plate number 5954.

The explanation for this is that an attempt was made to print from plate 5954, but the press was halted.  Only the plate number was printed, which was apparently not noticed.  New plate 5946 was then installed, and the supposedly blank sheet of paper was used to print the pane of stamps.  Unique, Ex Lilly.

Scott 406a, 2 booklet single, Plate Number 6559 T

Scott 406c, 2 lake, Plate Number 6999 B

Scott 407, 7, Plate Number 6904 B

Scott 414, 8, Plate Number 5721 T

Scott 415, 9, Plate number 6915 R

This was the first 9 stamp issued by the U.S.

Scott 416, 10, Plate Number A5745 T

Scott 417, 12, Plate Number 6910 T

Scott 418, 15, Plate Number A5850 T

Scott 419, 20, Plate Number 6926 B.  This was the first 20 stamp issued by the U.S.

Scott 420, 30, Plate Number 6914 L

Scott 421, 50, Plate Number 7049 L

Scott 422, 50, Plate Number A5749 B

Scott 423, $1, Plate Number A5782 T

 

Imperforate, Single Line watermark

Scott 408, 1, Plate Number 6722 L

Scott 408 var, 1, single with Farwell Group 4 private perforations, Type A, photographically cropped from a larger block, Plate Number 6041 L

Scott 408 var, 1, single with "Kansas City roulette" private perforations, photographically cropped from a larger block, Plate Number 6018 R

Scott 409, 2, Plate Number A5872 T

Scott 409 var, 2, single with "Kansas City roulette" private perforations, photographically cropped from a larger block, Plate Number 6491 T

1912-14 Washington-Franklin coil issues

Perforated 8, Single Line watermark

 

Scott 410, 1 paste-up single, Plate Number 6008 T

Scott 412, 1 paste-up pair, Plate Number 6040 R

Scott 413, 2 paste-up single, Plate Number 6362 R

 

1914-15 Washington-Franklin issues

Mixed Perf 12 x 10 errors, Single Line watermark

Scott 423B, 2, perf 12 x 10 error, unique Plate Number single, 7082 T.  (Formerly Scott 425d)

 

1914-15 Washington-Franklin issues

Perforated 10, Single Line watermark

Scott 424, 1, Plate Number 7164 T

Scott 424d, 1 single from booklet pane, Plate Number 7181 T

Scott 425, 2, Plate Number 7079 T

Scott 425 var, 2 from "Coil Stamps" pane, Plate Number 6568 L

Scott 425 var, 2, pair showing vertical plate crack, photographically cropped from a larger block, Plate Number 7582 B

Scott 425e, 2 single from booklet pane, Plate Number 6711 T

Scott 426, 3, Plate Number 6863 B

Scott 426 var, 3 "pink back" variety, Plate Number 6749 R.  The reverse of a single stamp is shown to the right.

Scott 427, 4, Plate Number 6730 B

Scott 428, 5, Plate Number 7241 B

Scott 429, 6, Plate Number 5423 T

Scott 430, 7, Plate Number 6904 B

Scott 431, 8, Plate Number 5718 B

Scott 432, 9, Plate Number 6905 R

Scott 433, 10, Plate Number 7215 T

Scott 434, 11, Plate Number 7498 B.  This was the first 11 stamp issued by the U.S.

Scott 434 var, 11 bluish green, Plate Number 7505 B

Scott 435, 12, Plate Number 6902 T

Scott 435a, 12, Plate Number 6900 R

Scott 437, 15, Plate Number 6819 B

Scott 438, 20, Plate Number 6908 L

Scott 439, 30, Plate Number 6914 T

Scott 440, 50, Plate Number 7057 L

Scott 460, $1, double-line watermark, perforated 10, Plate Number A5782 T

Scott 461, 2, single-line watermark, perforated 11, Plate Number 7261 T

 

Coil stamps, Single Line watermark

Scott 444, 2 paste-up pair, Plate Number 6995 R

Scott 445, 3 single from paste-up pair, Plate Number 6052 (not visible from front)

Scott 446, 4 paste-up single, Plate Number 6025 R

Scott 447, 5 paste-up single, Plate Number 6733 R

 

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