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Pair Of 1855 U S Postage Ten Cents Stamps


Date of Issue: May, 1855Earliest Known Date of Use:
July 19th, 1855Plate Size: Sheets of 200 subjects (2
panes of 100). Only one plate was used, plate
#1.Printer: Toppan, Carpenter, Casilier & Co. using
the die-to-relief-to-plate transfer process.Quantity
Issued: 200,000Use: The Letter Rate for distances
greater than 3,000 and under ½ oz was 10c, the
domestic rate for letters over ½ oz. Because of
this the 10c stamp was relatively common. Not only
used for foreign mail, it was used for coast to
coast mail when the rate for the latter was raised
from 6c to 10c in 1855.

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Item #: 2447
Category: Stamps: USA
Last updated: December 2, 2011
Item: Single Collectible
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