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1903 Series 2¢ - #301

301 US Postage Stamps Pan-american series

George Washington
2¢ - Carmine, bright carmine, deep carmine or carmine red
3,300,000,000 - Scott #301 - 1903

The printing of this stamp was so poor and so heavily critized by the press
and public that it was replaced, nine months after its introduction by the
2¢ shield stamp (Scott #219)

Value
Used: $0.10
No postmark with gum (MH): $1-$3
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $6-$15

301-E4

301-E1A
A preliminary design for the stamp. Pencil on tracing paper

301-E4

301-E4
Drawing - Part of the progressive design for the stamp

301-E5

301-E5
Drawing - Part of the progressive design for the stamp

301E

301-E
Photographic essay
Design was not accepted
(Washington's head was only slightly smaller than on the issued stamp)

301-P1
A proof copy on stamp paper


2¢ - Carmine
Booklet Pane - Scott #301c - 1903
Only five used panes exist

Value
Used: $6,000
No postmark with gum (MH): $100-$200
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $175-$285


The booklet that 301¢ came in



2¢ - Carmine
Imperforate Error - Scott #301 - 1903

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