1857 US Postage Stamps

1875 10¢ reprint - #43


10¢ - Blue green
Perf. 15½ - Scott #43 - 1875
Scissors separated sell at a substantial discount

Value

Unused with no gum $1,800-$3,250

Statistics

Date of Issue : Issued for the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia

Plate : A new plate (plate #59) of 100 was created, which bears minute differences to the original.

Printer: Continental Bank Note Company

Watermark: None

Quantity Issued: 10,000
Sold:
516 (unsold copies were destroyed)

Color: Blue green

Note: The reprint differs from the orginal in that it is harder and much more white and highly finished in appearance. The stamps were likely to have been separated with scissors. The reprints have no grill.


The Essay's and Proofs

42 P4

43-P4
Plate proof

Scotts 43 proof

43-TC7
Atlanta
Trial color proof

Full Set of 1875 Proofs


1857 US Postage Stamps