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  1. #2 - 10¢ Washington

    #2 - 10¢ Washington - black

    The historic 1847 10 Cent Washington is the Black Pearl of U.S. Philately.  It was released simultaneously with U.S. #1 the 5 Cent Benjamin Franklin but very few of these early stamps survived.  The government had authorized but not required the prepayment of postage at that time.  And, because people were accustomed to sending their mail "collect" (the recipient had to pay the postage) the purchase of prepaid postage stamps was slow to catch on and only a relatively few of these beautiful classic issues remain. 

    The 10 Cent Washington Issue was designed for a postal destination of 300 miles or more at a time when most generations of families "clustered" around the same or adjacent towns or cities.  Consequently, usage was not high ... and the 10 Cent stamp became considerably more scarce than the 5 Cent Issue. US Scott #2  10¢ Washington

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  2. First U.S. Postage Stamp

    # 1 - 5¢ Franklin - red brown

    On July 1, 1847 Congress authorized our first prepaid postage stamps so that the sender, rather than the recipient, paid for the delivery of the letter. Our first Postmaster, Benjamin Franklin, was the first person in the world other than a head of state to be on a stamp. US Scott #1 5¢ Franklin

    Learn more of the fascinating history on the First U.S. Postage Stamp

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  3. #  17 - 12¢ Washington

    # 17 - 12¢ Washington - black

    The 12¢ Washington was used primarily to pay the postage on heavy letters and for foreign destinations. It was the highest face value U.S. stamp until 1860.

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    Mint $2,800.00
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  4. # 118 - 15¢ Columbus

    # 118 - 15¢ Columbus - brown & blue (I)

    The first bi-colored stamp - the 15¢ Landing of Columbus was based on Vanderlyn's painting, which hangs in the U.S. Capitol. Scott #118 has a brown frame line that is straight under the T" in POSTAGE.

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  5. # 119 - 15¢ Columbus

    # 119 - 15¢ Columbus - brown & blue (II)

    The first bi-colored stamp - the 15¢ Landing of Columbus was based on Vanderlyn's painting, which hangs in the U.S. Capitol. Two design types are known and can be distinguished by looking at the brown frame line below the "T" in POSTAGE. Scott #119 has a Diamond-shaped ornament in brown frame line under "T" in POSTAGE.

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  6. # 220a - 2¢ Washington

    # 220a - 2¢ Washington - Cap on left "2"

    One of the most interesting varieties is the “Cap on left 2” flaw found on the 2-cent Washington. The “Cap” is clearly visible over the left “2” and can be seen without magnification. When compared to its regular counterpart this stamp is 20 times more valuable. Scott 220a cap on left 2

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  7. # 294 - 1¢ Fast Lake Navigation

    # 294 - 1¢ Fast Lake Navigation

    The 1¢ Pan-American commemorative stamp features the steamship “The City of Alpena,” which plied the waters of the Great Lakes.  In those days, the steamers carried bulk loads of cargo -- wheat from the Midwest, ore to be processed and coal for fuel.  Despite the short season for shipping on the lakes, thousands of steamships were built in the quest to carry their loads faster and more efficiently.  A sidewheeler, the City of Alpena carried not only cargo on her route between Detroit and Mackinac Island, but had sumptuous berths for passengers as well.  Scott 294 1¢ Fast Lake Navigation

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  8. # 296 - 4¢ Electric Automobile

    # 296 - 4¢ Electric Automobile

    The Pan-American Exposition of 1901 celebrated progress in so many ways -- the turn of a century into a modern age of invention and American ingenuity.  The 4-cent Electric Automobile represents all the hopes and visions of that fascinating time.  Once considered a mere plaything, not a serious way to travel, cars now dominates our culture.  Appearing in 1901, it is the world's first automobile pictured on a postage stamp. Scott 296 Electric Automobile

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  9. # 298 - 8¢ Canal Lock

    # 298 - 8¢ Canal Lock

    Connecting Lake Superior with Lake Huron, the Sault Saint Marie Canal Locks or Soo Locks on this 8¢ Pan-American stamp allows ships and barges to bypass the rapids on the St. Mary's River. The locks are operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and allows inter-lake transportation all the way to the Atlantic Ocean via the modern St. Lawrence Seaway. Scott 298 Canal Lock

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  10. # 299 - 10¢ Fast Ocean Navigation

    # 299 - 10¢ Fast Ocean Navigation

    The steamship pictured on this 10¢ Pan-American commemorative stamp is the "St. Paul" built in this country and launched in 1895. It was the first ship to be taken over by the U.S. government in the 1898 Spanish-American War and it was used to transport troops and military supplies in our invasion of Cuba. Scott 299 Fast Ocean Steamship

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  11. # 537 - 3¢ Victory in World War I

    # 537 - 3¢ Victory in World War I - violet

    This 3¢ Victory stamp was issued to celebrate the 1918 Armistice ending World War I, which was signed at 11 o’clock on the 11th day of the 11th month. A female figure representing Liberty is shown holding a sword and the scales of justice. Behind her are the flags of Great Britain, France, the United States, Italy and Belgium.

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  12. # 899 - 1¢ Liberty

    # 899 - 1¢ Liberty

    The 1-cent National Defense Stamp of 1940 depicts the Statue of Liberty and emphasizes the importance of Industry and Agriculture as a cornerstone of American national defense. Scott 899 Liberty

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  13. # 900 - 2¢ Anti-aircraft gun

    # 900 - 2¢ Anti-aircraft gun

    The 2-cent National Defense Stamp of 1940 has a 90-mm antiaircraft gun as its central subject. The stamp is inscribed "Army and Navy" to highlight the role of the military is securing national defense. Scott 900 Liberty

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  14. # 901 - 3¢ Torch

    # 901 - 3¢ Torch

    The 3-cent National Defense Stamp of 1940 has for the central design an uplifted torch which symbolizes enlightenment. The stamp is inscribed "Security Education Conservation Health", a reminder of the multifaceted nature of national defense. Scott 901 Torch

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  15. # 905 - 3¢ Win the War

    # 905 - 3¢ Win the War

    Issued to phase out the 3-cent National Defense Stamp, the "Win the War" stamp was issued on the anniversary of U.S. independence and emphasizes the importance of America's mission in World War II. Scott 905 Win the War

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  16. # 907 - 2¢ Allied Nations

    # 907 - 2¢ Allied Nations

    The imagery of this 2-cent stamp recalls Teddy Roosevelt's Big Stick Ideology. The free nations of the world are depicted as militarily strong (symbolized by their many swords) but are guided by the olive branch of peace. Scott 907 Allied Nations

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  17. # 908 - 1¢ Four Freedoms

    # 908 - 1¢ Four Freedoms

    Issued in 1943 to replace the 1-cent National Defense stamp, the Four Freedoms stamp asserts the necessity of spreading freedom of speech, freedom of religion, as well as freedom from want and fear across the globe. Scott 908 Four Freedoms

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  18. #1077 - 3¢ Wild Turkey

    #1077 - 3¢ Wild Turkey

    Wild Turkeys, the largest and fastest of upland game birds, have been restored to their old haunts in many eastern, southwestern and middle states. This three cent stamp emphasizes the importance of conservation. Scott 1077 Wild Turkey

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  19. #2145 - 22¢ Ameripex '86

    #2145 - 22¢ Ameripex '86

    The 1 cent National Bank Note of 1870 recalled for the 1986 international stamp show in Chicago. Scott 2145 Ameripex '86

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  20. #2477 - 1¢ Kestrel

    #2477 - 1¢ Kestrel - with ¢ sign

    Kestrels are a a type of bird within the falcon genus. Easily distinguished by their unique and quirky hunting habits, kestrels usually prey on small mammals, lizards, or large insects. A bold Animal not easily frightened by humans, kestrels are not known to build their own nests, rather, they occupy those built by other species! This 1-cent stamp is the same as 2476, but without the "¢" sign. Scott 2476 Kestrel

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  21. #2616 - 29¢ World Columbian Expo

    #2616 - 29¢ World Columbian Expo

    The World Columbian Stamp Exposition was held nearly one hundred years after the Columbian stamp series was issued. The image on this stamp is a portion of John Vanderlyn's painting "The Landing of Columbus." This painting had also been used as the model for the two-cent Columbian, by far the most common stamp of the Columbian Issue. Scott 2616 World Columbian Expo

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  22. #2721 - 29¢ Elvis

    #2721 - 29¢ Elvis - Elvis lower left

    The hip shaking king of rock and roll, Elvis Presley is featured crooning into a microphone on this 1993 Commemorative. The best-selling solo artist in music history with nine #1 chart topping albums, Elvis was the first to bring the electric guitar and upbeat tempo to mainstream America. Scott 2721 Elvis

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  23. #2724 - 29¢ Elvis Presley

    #2724 - 29¢ Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley lower left

    The hip shaking king of rock and roll, Elvis Presley is featured crooning into a microphone on this 1993 Commemorative. The best-selling solo artist in music history with nine #1 chart topping albums, Elvis was the first to bring the electric guitar and upbeat tempo to mainstream America. Scott 2724 Elvis Presley

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  24. #2731 - 29¢ Elvis Presley

    #2731 - 29¢ Elvis Presley - booklet single

    The hip shaking king of rock and roll, Elvis is featured crooning into a microphone on this 1993 Commemorative. The best-selling solo artist in music history with nine #1 chart topping albums, Elvis was the first to bring the electric guitar and upbeat tempo to mainstream America. Scott 2731 Elvis Presley

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  25. #3209 - 98 1¢ - $2 Trans-Mississippi Set

    #3209 - 98 1¢ - $2 Trans-Mississippi Set - sheet of 9

    It took 100 years for post office to re-issue these classic 1898 Trans-Mississippi designs in their intended colors!  Due to cost and time constraints attributed to the Spanish-American War the government chose to print this 1898 commemorative set using one color per stamp.  To celebrate their centennial in 1998 the post office utilized the original 1898 engraved printing dies to print all 9 values - from 1¢ to $2 in their intended two color format - on a special commemorative sheet. US #3209

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  26. #  C3 - 24¢ Curtiss Jenny

    # C3 - 24¢ Curtiss Jenny - carmine rose & blue

    The World's First Airmail Stamp - the 24¢ Curtiss Jenny biplane is one of the most widely-talked about postage stamps in the world. It was made forever famous when a single sheet of 100 was discovered in 1918 with the blue airplane inverted. While an inverted error is worth 6-figures, one can own this regular airmail for much less! U.S. Scott C3 24¢ Curtiss Jenny

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  27. # C11 - 5¢ Rocky Mtn. Beacon

    # C11 - 5¢ Rocky Mtn. Beacon - carmine & blue

    Increased volume of mail being sent by air enabled the Post Office Department to lower airmail rates in 1928 from 10¢ to 5¢ per ounce. The new 5¢ stamps showed a beacon light atop Sherman Hill in Wyoming, one of the landmarks that made it possible for pilots to find their way cross-country at night. The bi-colored stamp was expensive and time-consuming to produce. After two years, it was replaced by a different and more economical single-colored stamp.

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  28. Lighthouse Missing Denomination Error

    Lighthouse Missing Denomination Error

    U.S. 1990 Mint Booklet Pane of 5 What's wrong with this stamp pane showing five American lighthouses? Look at the upper left hand corner of each stamp, where the 25¢ denomination and the USA identification should be. To compare this printing error with the approved design we'll include the correct Lighthouse pane! (#2474b).
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  29. 300 World-wide Stamps - Only $2.00

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    Worth over $20 at International Catalog Prices - For Less Than 1¢ per Stamp !
    Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to add these exciting issues to your collection! You'll receive 300 colorful, all-different stamps from over 40 countries! Act now and you'll also receive our full-color Collectors Catalog, plus other exciting stamps on 15-Day Free Examination with no obligation to buy.

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  30. US #1055 2¢ Jefferson Misperf

    US #1055 2¢ Jefferson Misperf - 1957 Mint Mis-perforated Coil Pair

    Add this unusual 1957 coil error pair to your collection!

    One of the greatest thrills of stamp collecting is finding an error. We've discovered this 2¢ Jefferson coil with a striking perforation shift, and you can add a mint pair to your collection at a special price! (US #1055 error)

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  31. US #1288B 15¢ Oliver Wendall Holmes Misperf

    US #1288B 15¢ Oliver Wendall Holmes Misperf - 1978 Mint Mis-perforated Pair

    An amazing perforation shift on this booklet pair result in a truly tiny 15¢ stamp along with a much larger stamp with two Oliver Wendall Holmes! Order this outstanding pair today
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    300 World-wide Stamps - For Less Than 3¢ a Stamp

    If you would like to order additional 300 Worldwide Postage Stamps or prefer not to receive Stamps-on-Approval with our special advertised offer you can purchase the 300 Worldwide Stamp Collection by itself for less than 3¢ per stamp! You'll get 300 Worldwide Postage Stamps from more than 40 countries. Note that the contents may vary from the illustrated stamps.

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  33. # 816 - 11¢ Polk: FDC

    # 816 - 11¢ Polk: FDC

    Ranked highly by historians as one of the greatest Presidents, James Polk was the first President to retire after a single term without seeking re-election. Polk guided America through the Mexican-American War and the Oregon Treaty, which set America's Northwest boundary at the 49th parallel. Polk's administration also produced the first American postage stamp! Scott 816 James Polk
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  34. #  10 - 3¢ Washington

    # 10 - 3¢ Washington - orange brown (I)

    The main difference between #10 and #11 is the color. #10 has a rich and striking orange brown or copper brown color while #11 is pale and dull in comparison. #10 marks the debut of the stamp, so the impression is much clearer, especially in the shading lines in the face and toga button.

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  35. #  12 - 5¢ Jefferson

    # 12 - 5¢ Jefferson - red brown (I)

    Based on a painting by Gilbert Stuart, this is Thomas Jefferson's first appearance on a U.S. stamp. It was used primarily on letters to foreign destinations.

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  36. #  13 - 10¢ Washington

    # 13 - 10¢ Washington - green (I)

    Based on a painting by Gilbert Stuart, the 10¢ Washington was commonly used to pay postage on coast-to-coast letters. In Type I, the lower right shell is intact and the lower left shell is missing parts of the outside curved lines. The upper and lower outer frame lines are incomplete.

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  37. #  63 - 1¢ Franklin

    # 63 - 1¢ Franklin - blue

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  38. # 210 - 2¢ Washington

    # 210 - 2¢ Washington - red brown

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    Mint $44.00
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  39. # 219 - 1¢ Franklin

    # 219 - 1¢ Franklin - dull blue

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  40. # 226 - 10¢ Webster

    # 226 - 10¢ Webster - green

    Daniel Webster's eloquent speeches led to a political career as Senator and Secretary of State. This is from the last series printed by private contractors before the Bureau of Engraving and Printing took over stamp production. Scott 226 10¢ Webster

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  41. # 231c - 2¢ Broken Hat Variety

    # 231c - 2¢ Broken Hat Variety - brown violet

    A flaw that developed during the printing of the 2¢ Landing created a nick in the hat of the man standing in the foreground with Columbus. Rarely encountered, this "Broken Hat" variety is extremely popular with collectors.

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  42. # 295 - 2¢ Locomotive Express

    # 295 - 2¢ Locomotive Express

    The 2¢ Pan-American commemorative pictures the Empire State Express steam engine belonging to the New York Central and Hudson River Railroads.  On "Midway Day" a record 106,315 people attended the Exposition, brought there by a whopping 65 special excursion trains from all over the country. Scott 295 Locomotive Express

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  43. # 319 - 2¢ Washington

    # 319 - 2¢ Washington - carmine

    Widespread criticism of George Washington’s red nose on the 2¢ stamp from the 1902-1903 Definitive Set known as the "Gingerbreads" prompted its replacement with a more flattering design showing Washington surrounded by a patriotic shield.

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  44. # 405 - 1¢ Washington

    # 405 - 1¢ Washington - green

    George Washington replaced Ben Franklin on this 1¢ design and the numeral "1" replaced the "One" cent written denomination.

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  45. # 406 - 2¢ Washington

    # 406 - 2¢ Washington - carmine Type I

    The Washington design was changed slightly with the numeral "2" replacing the "Two" cent written denomination.

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  46. # 498 - 1¢ Washington

    # 498 - 1¢ Washington - green

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  47. # 525 - 1¢ Washington

    # 525 - 1¢ Washington - gray green Perf. 11

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  48. # 568 - 25¢ Niagara Falls

    # 568 - 25¢ Niagara Falls - green Perf. 11

    These breathtaking falls bordering the United States and Canada are over 3,000 feet wide and are the most powerful waterfalls in the world.  This stamp shows the view from Goat Island on the American side.  US #568

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  49. # 595 - 2¢ Washington

    # 595 - 2¢ Washington - carmine Perf. 11

    It has been estimated that less than 15,000 of these perf 11 rotary press stamps were ever released. Originally intended to become coil stamps, a small number of imperforate sheets were rejected and set aside as “waste”. Rather than destroying them, the government perforated them (perf 11) and released them – creating the rarest 2¢ Washington variety. US #595.

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  50. # 599A - 2¢ Washington

    # 599A - 2¢ Washington - carmine Type II Perf. 10 Vertically

    What is truly amazing about this stamp is that the heavy hairlines can be easily seen without magnification but it was not discovered until 1936, almost 8 years after it was released by the government! Now is your chance to own this scarce Washington type II stamp #599A. When compared to its regular counterpart #599 this stamp is 300 times more valuable!

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