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Regular Issue of 1847: Ten Cent - George Washington

Issued July 1, 1847
#2 is the ten cent issue of the Regular Series of 1847.

 

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Scott#2 Used Block of 4

Scott #2 Used

Scott#2 - Used Block of 4 with Red Grid Cancels
Plate position 68R, 69R, 78R, 79R
(left to right, top to bottom)

Photo Curtesy of the Smithsonian Institution - National Postal Museum
& The Benjamin K. Miller Stamp Collection, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations

Scott#2 - Unused
(repaired lower right corner)

Photo Curtesy of the Smithsonian Institution
National Postal Museum

Scott#2 Mint Sheet
Scott #2 Sheet - Handstamped multiple times with blue oval "Bureau Eng. & Pri'g, Jan. 22, 1891, Specimen"
5 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. (14.3 x 21.9 cm)
Photo Curtesy of the Smithsonian Institution - National Postal Museum

Scott#2 (Diagonally Cut Half) on cover

Scott#2 - Used diagonal half bisect with Potomac steamboat postmark

Photo Curtesy of the Smithsonian Institution
National Postal Museum
& The Benjamin K. Miller Stamp Collection, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations

 

Scott 2p2a Proof Card Scott #2 Proof

Scott#2 -Proof Card
8.3 x 7.0 cm (3.25 x 2.75 in.)

Photo Curtesy of the Smithsonian Institution - National Postal Museum and The Ernest K. Ackerman Collection of U.S. Proofs

Scott#2 - Proof
Unused - no distinguishing marks in design, probably made from duplicate dies retained by the contractor

Photos Curtesy of the Smithsonian Institution - National Postal Museum
& The Benjamin K. Miller Stamp Collection, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations

Scott 2tc - Color Trial Proof - Blue Scott 2tc - Color Trial Proof - Orange Scott 2tc - Color Trial Proof - Yellow

Color Trial Proofs - Unused, probably made from duplicate dies retained by the contractor

Photos Curtesy of the Smithsonian Institution - National Postal Museum
& The Benjamin K. Miller Stamp Collection, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations

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