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

29 30 30a


Scott#29 5c President Thomas Jefferson 1859 Used $350

$37.00 (10 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Jan-25-2020 12:11:11 PST
Bid now | Add to watch list

SCOTT #29 - USED - VF-XF - BEAUTIFUL AND SOUND - GREAT CENTERING FOR THIS STAMP

$125.00
End Date: Friday Feb-21-2020 17:53:46 PST
Buy It Now for only: $125.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Stamps - US #30A - USED - 5 cent Jefferson Type II Issue - CV $280

$22.50 (11 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Jan-26-2020 10:50:35 PST
Bid now | Add to watch list

US 29 5c JEFFERSON used single very light cancel perf issues

$75.00
End Date: Tuesday Feb-4-2020 17:09:55 PST
Buy It Now for only: $75.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Sc #30 Orange Brown Mint XF+ rare this nice

$315.00 (42 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Jan-26-2020 12:58:01 PST
Bid now | Add to watch list

Grandpa Jim #728 - Scott #29 - Type I - 5c Brown - F/VF - Lightly hinged - OG

$529.00
End Date: Sunday Feb-23-2020 19:00:31 PST
Buy It Now for only: $529.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 29 5c Used Fine SCV $350

$80.95
End Date: Friday Feb-21-2020 10:01:55 PST
Buy It Now for only: $80.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$809.95
End Date: Friday Feb-14-2020 18:28:49 PST
Buy It Now for only: $809.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$401.35
End Date: Saturday Feb-8-2020 9:56:12 PST
Buy It Now for only: $401.35
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: Thursday Jan-30-2020 7:04:37 PST
Buy It Now for only: $297.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$245.00
End Date: Saturday Feb-15-2020 14:20:12 PST
Buy It Now for only: $245.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$225.00
End Date: Thursday Jan-30-2020 11:20:30 PST
Buy It Now for only: $225.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$539.95
End Date: Wednesday Feb-12-2020 11:52:54 PST
Buy It Now for only: $539.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$134.95
End Date: Friday Feb-7-2020 16:25:48 PST
Buy It Now for only: $134.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$197.10
End Date: Sunday Feb-16-2020 6:44:15 PST
Buy It Now for only: $197.10
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30 Cents HAMILTON black

$4.99
End Date: Tuesday Jan-28-2020 17:58:21 PST
Buy It Now for only: $4.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$152.95
End Date: Monday Feb-3-2020 10:04:32 PST
Buy It Now for only: $152.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$415.00
End Date: Saturday Jan-25-2020 10:42:52 PST
Buy It Now for only: $415.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$1,169.95
End Date: Tuesday Feb-18-2020 10:50:22 PST
Buy It Now for only: $1,169.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$359.95
End Date: Thursday Feb-6-2020 17:37:19 PST
Buy It Now for only: $359.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Used VF SCV $280

$179.95
End Date: Monday Feb-10-2020 16:54:23 PST
Buy It Now for only: $179.95
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: Saturday Feb-1-2020 8:58:16 PST
Buy It Now for only: $198.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$300.00
End Date: Sunday Feb-2-2020 18:37:47 PST
Buy It Now for only: $300.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Used Strip of 3 w/ Guidelines & Red Cancels SCV $1,175

$449.95
End Date: Thursday Feb-6-2020 17:39:30 PST
Buy It Now for only: $449.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$809.95
End Date: Sunday Feb-9-2020 16:38:45 PST
Buy It Now for only: $809.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$332.95
End Date: Sunday Feb-23-2020 12:18:28 PST
Buy It Now for only: $332.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Used F-VF SCV $300

$143.95
End Date: Sunday Feb-9-2020 18:07:04 PST
Buy It Now for only: $143.95
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: Wednesday Jan-29-2020 7:49:02 PST
Buy It Now for only: $175.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$225.00
End Date: Friday Feb-21-2020 9:09:05 PST
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: Wednesday Feb-5-2020 8:55:30 PST
Buy It Now for only: $399.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30A 5c sharp brown, Jefferson 1860 type II, mint OG old scarce classic $2200

$249.00
End Date: Saturday Feb-22-2020 15:47:28 PST
Buy It Now for only: $249.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$229.50
End Date: Thursday Jan-30-2020 21:17:07 PST
Buy It Now for only: $229.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$295.00
End Date: Monday Jan-27-2020 13:33:10 PST
Buy It Now for only: $295.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$1,162.50
End Date: Thursday Feb-20-2020 7:16:24 PST
Buy It Now for only: $1,162.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$225.00
End Date: Friday Feb-14-2020 20:58:05 PST
Buy It Now for only: $225.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Scott #29 Used VF/ XF 1859 5c Brown Issue W/PF Cert

$500.00
End Date: Wednesday Jan-29-2020 11:52:49 PST
Buy It Now for only: $500.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$449.95
End Date: Thursday Feb-6-2020 16:24:55 PST
Buy It Now for only: $449.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$170.95
End Date: Wednesday Feb-19-2020 14:34:22 PST
Buy It Now for only: $170.95
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: Saturday Feb-22-2020 8:26:34 PST
Buy It Now for only: $275.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$629.95
End Date: Thursday Feb-6-2020 17:34:31 PST
Buy It Now for only: $629.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$539.95
End Date: Thursday Feb-6-2020 17:35:48 PST
Buy It Now for only: $539.95
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: Tuesday Feb-18-2020 15:28:02 PST
Buy It Now for only: $825.00
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: Monday Feb-17-2020 15:34:40 PST
Buy It Now for only: $5,000.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$295.00
End Date: Thursday Jan-30-2020 21:17:04 PST
Buy It Now for only: $295.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$165.00
End Date: Friday Feb-14-2020 11:04:51 PST
Buy It Now for only: $165.00
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: Monday Feb-3-2020 4:52:25 PST
Buy It Now for only: $5,350.00
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: Tuesday Jan-28-2020 7:51:21 PST
Buy It Now for only: $845.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

drbobstamps US Scott #29 Mint No Gum Stamp Cat $1750

$495.00
End Date: Monday Feb-17-2020 17:01:38 PST
Buy It Now for only: $495.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$899.95
End Date: Thursday Feb-6-2020 16:26:38 PST
Buy It Now for only: $899.95
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: Monday Feb-3-2020 4:52:25 PST
Buy It Now for only: $2,300.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$134.95
End Date: Friday Jan-24-2020 15:15:27 PST
Buy It Now for only: $134.95
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: Tuesday Jan-28-2020 17:05:18 PST
Buy It Now for only: $449.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US 30a 5c Jefferson Used VF w/ Blue Ohio CDS SCV $330

$224.95
End Date: Friday Feb-7-2020 16:24:33 PST
Buy It Now for only: $224.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$147.50
End Date: Friday Feb-7-2020 8:47:36 PST
Buy It Now for only: $147.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$143.95
End Date: Friday Feb-21-2020 9:58:35 PST
Buy It Now for only: $143.95
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: Friday Feb-7-2020 7:36:50 PST
Buy It Now for only: $1,850.00
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: Tuesday Jan-28-2020 0:32:33 PST
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$116.95
End Date: Monday Feb-17-2020 14:18:06 PST
Buy It Now for only: $116.95
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: Saturday Feb-15-2020 15:32:30 PST
Buy It Now for only: $750.00
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: Saturday Feb-22-2020 9:38:35 PST
Buy It Now for only: $129.00
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: Tuesday Feb-11-2020 16:25:36 PST
Buy It Now for only: $550.00
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: Friday Feb-7-2020 10:45:42 PST
Buy It Now for only: $225.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$800.00
End Date: Tuesday Feb-4-2020 6:48:25 PST
Buy It Now for only: $800.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

OUSTANDING GENUINE SCOTT #29 F-VF USED 1859 BROWN TYPE-I LIGHT TOWN CANCEL

$121.50
End Date: Sunday Feb-16-2020 12:10:49 PST
Buy It Now for only: $121.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$590.00
End Date: Saturday Feb-22-2020 11:07:34 PST
Buy It Now for only: $590.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$165.00
End Date: Friday Feb-7-2020 10:44:18 PST
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: Friday Feb-14-2020 8:43:00 PST
Buy It Now for only: $610.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$250.00
End Date: Monday Feb-10-2020 2:44:41 PST
Buy It Now for only: $250.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$175.00
End Date: Wednesday Feb-19-2020 3:35:45 PST
Buy It Now for only: $175.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SCOTT #30A XF+ MINT H 1860 BROWN THOMAS JEFFERSON TYPE II STAMP CV $2,200.00+

$389.00
End Date: Wednesday Feb-12-2020 10:40:49 PST
Buy It Now for only: $389.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$650.00
End Date: Monday Jan-27-2020 13:39:52 PST
Buy It Now for only: $650.00
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: Thursday Jan-30-2020 8:17:51 PST
Buy It Now for only: $775.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

us stamps Scott 30A MNH Mystic Appraised Red Cancel

$165.00
End Date: Sunday Feb-2-2020 21:22:14 PST
Buy It Now for only: $165.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

GENUINE SCOTT #30 USED 1861 ORANGE BROWN TYPE-II BLUE CANCEL LOOKS LIKE A #12

$198.00
End Date: Tuesday Feb-11-2020 12:36:00 PST
Buy It Now for only: $198.00
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: Thursday Jan-30-2020 8:47:48 PST
Buy It Now for only: $265.50
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: Sunday Feb-9-2020 10:52:20 PST
Buy It Now for only: $472.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

drbobstamps US Scott #30 Used Stamp, Precancel Cat $1375

$495.00
End Date: Monday Feb-17-2020 17:01:38 PST
Buy It Now for only: $495.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

U.S. Scott 30A Jefferson 5c brown, type11 stamp.

$285.00
End Date: Saturday Feb-1-2020 8:48:13 PST
Buy It Now for only: $285.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Scott #30A Jefferson Unused Pair of 2 Stamps with PF Cert (Stock #30A-pf)

$889.99
End Date: Saturday Feb-8-2020 18:43:07 PST
Buy It Now for only: $889.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SCARCE STUNNING GENUINE SCOTT #30A MINT OG H 1860 TYPE-II SCV $2200

$625.50
End Date: Saturday Feb-22-2020 9:53:56 PST
Buy It Now for only: $625.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$230.00
End Date: Tuesday Feb-4-2020 10:58:31 PST
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: Monday Feb-10-2020 11:07:39 PST
Buy It Now for only: $135.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

USA Scott #30A 5ct Type II Unused No Gum Weiss cert CV $825

$349.00
End Date: Saturday Feb-8-2020 18:38:41 PST
Buy It Now for only: $349.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

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

$197.10
End Date: Sunday Feb-9-2020 10:43:34 PST
Buy It Now for only: $197.10
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: Sunday Feb-16-2020 12:15:02 PST
Buy It Now for only: $166.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Scott 30a - 5 Cents Jefferson - Used - Nice Stamp - Red Cancel - SCV - $355.00

$355.00
End Date: Monday Feb-10-2020 7:01:45 PST
Buy It Now for only: $355.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

RARE GENUINE SCOTT #30A MINT OG H 1861 BROWN TYPE-II SCV $2200 - ESTATE SALE

$585.00
End Date: Friday Feb-14-2020 13:16:28 PST
Buy It Now for only: $585.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

SC# 30 USED 5c JEFFERSON, 1861, GRID OF SQUARES CANCEL, 2016 PF CERT, VF

$1,375.00
End Date: Saturday Feb-1-2020 3:14:26 PST
Buy It Now for only: $1,375.00
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: Sunday Feb-23-2020 4:31:36 PST
Buy It Now for only: $290.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

STUNNING SCOTT #30A TYPE-II USED BLUE FANCY CANCEL XF - PRICED TO SELL

$292.50
End Date: Sunday Jan-26-2020 11:20:14 PST
Buy It Now for only: $292.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Scott #30A Used XF 1860 5c Brown W/APS Certificate

$400.00
End Date: Wednesday Feb-5-2020 8:41:04 PST
Buy It Now for only: $400.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

US Stamps - Sc# 30A - Type II - Sound (C-048)

$145.00
End Date: Friday Jan-24-2020 15:36:55 PST
Buy It Now for only: $145.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1857-60 US 5c Stamp Scott #29 Fine used/hinge/medium cancel TMM*

$189.99
End Date: Thursday Feb-13-2020 15:24:40 PST
Buy It Now for only: $189.99
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.