US 29 – 30A 1857 5¢ Jefferson A11, A22

29 30 30a


Listings from eBay

US USA SC # 29 USED stamp , ECV $500.-

$11.50 (7 Bids)
End Date: Saturday May-30-2020 14:50:19 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

drbobstamps US Scott #30A Mint Hinged OG Stamp w/Clean PF Cert SCV $2200

$510.00 (23 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday May-27-2020 17:10:57 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

CKStamps: US Stamps Collection Scott#30A 5c Jefferson Used CV$275

$72.00 (21 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday May-26-2020 9:20:08 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

US Sc #30 Bright Orange Brown rare Used w/ faint Red Cancel

$108.50 (18 Bids)
End Date: Saturday May-30-2020 11:31:29 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

US #29 NG

$270.00
End Date: Thursday May-28-2020 10:16:47 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $270.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30 5c Jefferson Used VF-XF Strip of 3 w/ CDS & PF Cert SCV $950

$899.95
End Date: Sunday Jun-14-2020 19:28:49 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $899.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30 Cents HAMILTON black

$4.99
End Date: Thursday May-28-2020 18:58:21 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $4.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US #29 used e202 7141

$140.00
End Date: Friday Jun-12-2020 13:42:19 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $140.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 29 5c Used VF-XF appr SCV $350

$129.95
End Date: Saturday Jun-6-2020 14:28:24 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $129.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30 used red cancel, signed catalog $1,400.00

$415.00
End Date: Monday May-25-2020 11:42:52 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $415.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Used w/ Margin Inscription Cap & Blue Grid Cancel SCV $300

$189.95
End Date: Friday Jun-19-2020 15:34:22 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $189.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 29 5¢ Jefferson Used Pair Red Transit w/Stitch Watermark & PF Cert SCV $900

$445.95
End Date: Monday Jun-8-2020 10:56:12 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $445.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

EXCEPTIONAL SCOTT #29 XF USED 1859 TYPE-I BROWN PSE CERT CANCEL w/ ALL 4 MARGINS

$297.00
End Date: Saturday May-30-2020 8:04:37 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $297.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

HS&C: Scott #29 Mint 4-15 PSE Cert Stating Toned Spot at Lift Faint. F H

$1,343.99
End Date: Saturday May-30-2020 18:29:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $1,343.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30A 5c Jefferson Used VF with Blue CDS Cancel SCV $280

$159.95
End Date: Sunday Jun-21-2020 10:58:35 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $159.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Used Single VF-XF w/ Red Grids SCV $450+

$369.95
End Date: Tuesday Jun-23-2020 13:18:28 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $369.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Used Vertical Strip of 3 on Piece F-VF SCV $950

$399.95
End Date: Saturday Jun-6-2020 18:37:19 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $399.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30A 5c Jefferson Used F-VF SCV $280

$129.95
End Date: Saturday Jun-6-2020 13:37:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $129.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Used F-VF w/ Black CDS & Red '7' Cancel SCV $280

$149.95
End Date: Sunday Jun-7-2020 17:25:48 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $149.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US # 30a TYPE II *MINT NG* { 5c DARK BROWN JEFFERSON } "SCARCE OF 1857 CV$ 900

$275.00
End Date: Monday Jun-22-2020 9:26:34 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $275.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SCOTT #29 USED PF CERT TYPE-I SCV $375 - DEALER ESTATE CLOSE-OUT PRICED TO SELL

$175.50
End Date: Friday May-29-2020 8:49:02 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $175.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US # 30A 5¢ Jefferson, Fine Used, neat blue CDS cancel

$229.50
End Date: Monday Jun-22-2020 21:43:54 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $229.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

United States Scott #29 Used PSE Graded XF 90 $1,100.00 SMQ Very Nice!!

$825.00
End Date: Thursday Jun-18-2020 16:28:02 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $825.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 29 5c Jefferson Used Pair F-VF SCV $750

$499.95
End Date: Saturday Jun-6-2020 17:24:55 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $499.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

EXCEPTIONAL GENUINE SCOTT #29 VF-XF USED 1859 BROWN TYPE-I APS CERT TOWN CANCEL

$198.00
End Date: Monday Jun-1-2020 9:58:16 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $198.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

GENUINE SCOTT #29 XF USED 1859 BROWN TYPE-I SCV $375 - ESTATE CLOSEOUT

$197.10
End Date: Tuesday Jun-16-2020 7:44:15 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $197.10
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Scott#29 VF brown 5c Jefferson, well-centered, no faults

$225.00
End Date: Sunday Jun-21-2020 10:09:05 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $225.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30 used red cancel catalog $1,300.00 RL0326

$399.00
End Date: Friday Jun-5-2020 9:55:30 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $399.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 29 5c Jefferson Used F-VF SCV $350

$169.95
End Date: Wednesday Jun-3-2020 11:04:32 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $169.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Used VF SCV $280

$199.95
End Date: Wednesday Jun-10-2020 17:54:23 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $199.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 29 5c Used Strip w/Pos 23R1 Defective Transfer w/ 2 PF Certs VF SCV $1300+

$1,299.95
End Date: Thursday Jun-18-2020 11:50:22 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $1,299.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

U.S. Scott 29, brown, type 1, Jefferson stamp

$225.00
End Date: Saturday May-30-2020 12:20:30 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $225.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Scott#29 brown 5c Jefferson, crisp, fresh, light cancel, sound

$295.00
End Date: Wednesday May-27-2020 14:33:10 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $295.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30 5c Jefferson Used with Red Grid Cancel F-VF SCV $1300

$599.95
End Date: Friday Jun-12-2020 12:52:54 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $599.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US # 30A 5¢ Jefferson, brown, VF Used, town cancel, PF (2011)

$295.00
End Date: Monday Jun-22-2020 21:43:52 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $295.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US #29 5c JEFFERSON 1859 TYPE I USED VF 29

$225.00
End Date: Sunday Jun-14-2020 21:58:05 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $225.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US.#29 Used .05c Regular Issue Type I Margin Copy of 1859 - VF - $400 (E#9416)

$129.00
End Date: Monday Jun-22-2020 10:38:35 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $129.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 29 5c Jefferson Used Vertical Strip of 3 F-VF SCV $1,200

$699.95
End Date: Saturday Jun-6-2020 18:34:31 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $699.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

U.S. Scott 29 brown 5c Jefferson type I stamp.

$245.00
End Date: Monday Jun-15-2020 15:20:12 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $245.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Scarce Stamps US #30 5c Orange Brown 1860 Used Vertical Pair Fresh CV $3,500+

$1,085.00
End Date: Saturday Jun-20-2020 8:16:24 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $1,085.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Sc# 29 *MINT NO GUM* { 5c BROWN JEFFERSON } SCARCE "TYPE I" 1859 CV$ 1,750.00

$550.00
End Date: Thursday Jun-11-2020 17:25:36 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $550.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 29 5c Jefferson Used F-VF w/ Black Grid Cancel SCV $375

$149.95
End Date: Wednesday Jun-24-2020 16:15:27 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $149.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US #29 5¢ brown, type I, og (disturbed), scarce, Miller cert, Scott $5,500.00

$1,850.00
End Date: Sunday Jun-7-2020 8:36:50 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $1,850.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US SCOTT #29 PR, Used Pair PSE Certificate SCV $750 (DFP)

$300.00
End Date: Tuesday Jun-2-2020 19:37:47 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $300.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 29 5c Jefferson Used Vertical Strip of 3 VF SCV $1,200

$999.95
End Date: Saturday Jun-6-2020 17:26:38 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $999.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US:30 1/2c Hale precancel pairs (551 and or 653) with some better towns

$9.99
End Date: Thursday May-28-2020 1:32:33 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Type II Brown Mint F-VF OG LH w/ PF Certificate SCV $2000

$899.95
End Date: Tuesday Jun-9-2020 17:38:45 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $899.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Classic US #30a 5c Brown 1860 VF-XF Used with Part Magenta Cancel

$147.50
End Date: Sunday Jun-7-2020 9:47:36 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $147.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Scott #29, 1859 5 cent brown (Type I) , Jefferson stamp. Scott Cat is $350.

$100.00
End Date: Monday Jun-15-2020 21:04:20 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $100.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US #30A 5¢ brown, type II, used rich color bold cancel, PF cert Grade 90XF

$845.00
End Date: Thursday May-28-2020 8:51:21 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $845.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US # 30A TyII Brown 5¢ Jefferson Full Gum Mint Hinged With Cert

$800.00
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2020 7:48:25 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $800.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SCOTT# 29 UNUSED 5c JEFFERSON LARGE PART ORIGINAL GUM, 1859, 2016 PF CERT, LOOK!

$2,300.00
End Date: Wednesday Jun-3-2020 5:52:25 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $2,300.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Sc# 29 *MINT NO GUM* { TYPE I" 5c JEFFERSON } BEAUTY "SCARCE 1859 CV$ 1750.00

$750.00
End Date: Monday Jun-15-2020 16:32:30 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $750.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US #30A 5¢ brown, used, F/VF, Miller certificate, Scott $280.00

$165.00
End Date: Sunday Jun-14-2020 12:04:51 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $165.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Sc# 29 *UNUSED NG H* { TYPE I" 5c JEFFERSON } BEAUTY "SCARCE 1859 CV$ 1750.00

$610.00
End Date: Sunday Jun-14-2020 9:43:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $610.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

5¢ Brown Type I (Scott 29), vertical strip of 3, New Orleans circular datestamps

$449.99
End Date: Thursday May-28-2020 18:05:18 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $449.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US #30A 5¢ brown, type II, used, w/blue grid cancel, VF, Scott $280.00

$225.00
End Date: Sunday Jun-7-2020 11:45:42 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $225.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Scott #29 EXTREME RARITY! Mint-Avg/Fine-NG Strip/3, SCV $19,000 4 OG, garyposner

$5,000.00
End Date: Wednesday Jun-17-2020 16:34:40 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $5,000.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SCOTT# 29 UNUSED OG PH 5 CENT JEFFERSON, 1859. TWO CERTS, HIGH CAT VAL

$5,350.00
End Date: Wednesday Jun-3-2020 5:52:25 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $5,350.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Scott #29 5c President Thomas Jefferson 1859 Type I Used Postage Stamp

$150.00
End Date: Saturday May-30-2020 19:24:09 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $150.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Sc 29 Brown 5¢ Type 1 Pen Cancel Well Centered *Oak Lot

$50.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday May-28-2020 14:00:07 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

US #30A 5¢ brown, type II, used, fresh and F/VF, Scott $280.00

$165.00
End Date: Sunday Jun-7-2020 11:44:18 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $165.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Scott#29 brown 5c Jefferson, well-centered, very fresh, unused

$590.00
End Date: Monday Jun-22-2020 12:07:34 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $590.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US SCOTT #29, Used-VF/XF, Nice Margins, Beautiful Perfs, PF Cert, garyposner!

$725.00
End Date: Friday Jun-12-2020 12:46:56 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $725.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Unused F-VF appr NG SCV $825 (NG)

$129.95
End Date: Wednesday Jun-17-2020 15:18:06 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $129.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US SCOTT #29, Used-VF/XF, *RARE* Fancy Cancel! SCV $350, PSAG Cert, garyposner!

$350.00
End Date: Thursday May-28-2020 10:31:47 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $350.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1857-61 US Type I 5c Sc 29 Used Cat $350

$285.00
End Date: Tuesday Jun-2-2020 2:50:51 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $285.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US-30-Scott # 286 2¢ Cu Red TRANS-MISSISSIPPI Mint Hinged. 1898

$2.49 (0 Bids)
End Date: Saturday May-30-2020 7:16:48 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

Scott 30A Jefferson Unused Stamp (Stock 30A-3)

$289.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-11-2020 20:09:23 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $289.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

GENUINE SCOTT #30A USED 1860 BROWN TYPE-II CERT - RED GRID CANCEL

$197.10
End Date: Tuesday Jun-9-2020 11:43:34 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $197.10
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US # 30a VF OGLH from the 1857 series, cv= $ 2200 +

$599.00
End Date: Sunday Jun-21-2020 2:58:21 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $599.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SCARCE GENUINE SCOTT #30A MINT 1860 BROWN TYPE-II CERT IF OG SCV WOULD BE $2000

$472.50
End Date: Tuesday Jun-9-2020 11:52:20 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $472.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

EXCEPTIONAL SCOTT #30A VF-XF USED 1860 TYPE-II BROWN PSE CERT RED GRID CANCEL

$265.50
End Date: Saturday May-30-2020 9:47:48 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $265.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Scott #29 Brown Jefferson Used New Orleans Cancel with Cert - 1859

$175.00
End Date: Friday Jun-19-2020 4:35:45 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $175.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Us stamps 19th century used Scott 30A on cover VF has straight edge on right

$250.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday May-26-2020 16:40:17 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $650.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

SC# 30A USED 5 CENT JEFFERSON, 1860, RED TOWN POSTMARK, 2018 PF CERT NICE

$230.00
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2020 11:58:31 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $230.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US SCOTT #30A, Used-VF, PSE Cert, Reperfed at Left, SCV $280 garyposner

$135.00
End Date: Wednesday Jun-10-2020 12:07:39 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $135.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Scott#30 VF Orange Brown 1861 5c Jefferson, June 4, 1861 dated cancel, sound

$775.00
End Date: Saturday May-30-2020 9:17:51 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $775.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SC# 30A USED 5C JEFFERSON 1860 PAID IN GRID CANCEL 2019 PSAG CERT GRADED VF 80

$325.00
End Date: Sunday Jun-7-2020 12:26:22 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $325.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

OUSTANDING GENUINE SCOTT #30A F-VF USED 1860 BROWN TYPE-II BOLD RED GRID CANCEL

$166.50
End Date: Tuesday Jun-16-2020 13:15:02 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $166.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Sc #65 "Nice Geometric" Fancy Cancel 3 Cent Washington 1861 Civil War US 30AC2

$9.99
End Date: Wednesday Jun-17-2020 9:44:22 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

OAS-CNY ED-026 SCOTT 30A – 1860 5c Jefferson, brown, type II $280

$95.00
End Date: Friday Jun-19-2020 10:36:49 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $95.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SC# 30 USED 5 CENT JEFFERSON, RED GRID CANCEL, 1861, FINE, SOUND

$365.00
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2020 16:25:48 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $365.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Scott 30A Jefferson Unused Stamp (Stock 30A-5)

$449.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-11-2020 20:11:16 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $449.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

"Youngs & Co. New York" Proprietary Year Date Cancel SON $1.00 Revenue US 29B23

$14.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2020 3:15:56 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $14.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Sc 30A Brown Type II 5¢ Light Dated CDS Cancel

$35.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday May-31-2020 16:54:38 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

"HB JAN 29 1869" Proprietary Year Date Cancel SON $1.00 Revenue US 29B22

$14.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2020 3:14:29 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $14.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

"Robuns Powell & Co 1867" Proprietary Date Cancel SON 25 Cent Revenue US 29B72

$14.99
End Date: Sunday Jun-7-2020 8:37:32 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $14.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

drbobstamps US Scott #30d Used Stamp Cat $280

$100.00
End Date: Monday Jun-22-2020 17:01:57 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $100.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Scott #29 - VF - Brown - Jefferson - Type I - Used Magenta Cancel - SON - 1859

$250.00
End Date: Wednesday Jun-10-2020 3:44:41 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $250.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

"USP CO NY DEC 27" Proprietary Date Cancel SON 25 Cent Revenue US 29B53

$9.99
End Date: Sunday Jun-14-2020 10:44:01 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

"AW Watson DEC 30 1869" Proprietary Date Cancel SON 25 Cent Revenue US 29B61

$12.99
End Date: Sunday Jun-7-2020 8:29:29 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $12.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

"JUL 11 1864 Banking" Proprietary Year Date Cancel SON 2 Cent Revenue US 29B12

$11.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2020 3:04:35 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $11.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SC# 30A USED 5 CENT JEFFERSON, 1860, PARTIAL CAL POSTMARK, 2018 PF CERT LOOK

$290.00
End Date: Tuesday Jun-23-2020 5:31:36 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $290.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Fancy Cancel "Kansas Wheel of Fortune" SON 2 Cent Washington 1883 US 30B13

$9.99
End Date: Tuesday Jun-16-2020 10:03:44 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Stamp Scott #30A Used .1860 5 cent brown Jefferson stamp.Cat is $280.sm Tear

$190.00
End Date: Monday Jun-1-2020 12:59:34 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $190.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SC# 30 UNUSED ORIG GUM PREV HINGED 5C JEFFERSON 1861, 2019 PF CERT, HIGH CAT VAL

$1,220.00
End Date: Tuesday Jun-23-2020 8:17:58 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $1,220.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Scott#30 1861 Orange Brown 5c Jefferson, 4 clear margins, red cancel

$650.00
End Date: Wednesday May-27-2020 14:39:52 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $650.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

 

Scott U.S. #29
Series of 1857-61 5¢ Jefferson
Type I
First Day of Issue: April 4, 1859
Quantity issued: 500,000 (estimated)
Printed by: Toppan, Carpenter & Co.
Printing Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 15.5
Color: BrownTrimmed copies of U.S. #29 are often passed off as the scarcer imperforate 5¢ Jefferson of the Series of 1851-57, but the colors are noticeably different. The perforated version ranges from a yellowish brown to a dark brown, while the imperforate is a distinct red brown. A single plate was used to produce all U.S. #29 stamps.
Scott U.S. #30
Series of 1857-61 5¢ Jefferson
Type II
First Day of Issue: May 8, 1861
Quantity issued: 570,000 (estimate)
Printed by: Toppan, Carpenter & Co.
Printing Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 15.5
Color: Orange brown

The opening shots of the American Civil War were discharged on April 1, 1861. All U.S. stamps then in print were demonetized (proclaimed no more legitimate for postage) so they couldn’t be utilized by the Confederates. A sensible measure of time was conceded after the threats broke out for Unionists to trade the old stamps for another arrangement that was immediately printed and discharged in August, 1861.

U.S. #30 was issued amid that brief interim and utilized for a brief timeframe before it was demonetized. As a result of the brief time of use, numerous stamps were discovered unused in the South after the war. That is the reason U.S. #30 is more significant in postally utilized condition.

Scott U.S. #30A
Series of 1857-61 5¢ Jefferson
Type II
Earliest Known Use: May 4, 1860
Quantity issued: 825,000 (estimate)
Printed by: Toppan, Carpenter & Co.
Printing Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 15.5
Color: Brown
U.S. #30A closely resembles the imperforate U.S. #12 and U.S. 27-30. While the 5¢ Jefferson Type I stamp has complete projections, the projections on this Type II stamp are partially cut away at the top and bottom.

 

An Innovation is U.S. Stamps

At the point when the world’s first postage stamps were discharged, no procurement was made for isolating the stamps from each other. Post office assistants and stamp clients only cut these “imperforates” separated with scissors or tore them along the edge of a metal ruler. A gadget was required which would isolate the stamps all the more effortlessly and precisely.

In 1847, Irishman Henry Archer protected a machine that punched openings on a level plane and vertically between lines of stamps. Presently stamps could be isolated without cutting. Punctures empowered stamps to stick better to envelopes. He sold his development to the British Treasury in 1853. That same year, Great Britain created its initially punctured stamps.

The 1857-61 issues were the initially punctured U.S. stamps. Their outlines were repeated from the imperforate plates of 1851. Since the same plates were utilized, the puncture stamp sorts don’t contrast much from the comparing imperforate stamps. The whole arrangement (U.S. #18-39) is noted for having thin edges.