1919 US Postage Stamps 538 US Postage Stamps 539 US Postage Stamps 540 US Postage Stamps 541 US Postage Stamps 542 US Postage Stamps 543 US Postage Stamps 544 US Postage Stamps 545 US Postage Stamps 546 US Postage Stamps 547 US Postage Stamps 548 US Postage Stamps 549 US Postage Stamps 550 US Postage Stamps

1919 2¢ Rotary Press #540

540 Scotts - US Postage Stamps
George Washington

2¢ Carmine rose or carmine - Type III
There are two shading lines in the first curve of the ribbon above the left "2"
and in the second curve of the ribbon above the right "2"
Shading of toga button is heavy.
Rotary press - Perf. 11 x 10 - Unwatermarked - Scott #540 - 1919
Most stamps are off center

VALUE
Used: $1-$2
No postmark with gum (MH): $2-$7
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $4-$15

540 Scotts - US Postage Stamps
George Washington

2¢ Carmine rose or carmine - Type III
Rotary press - Perf. 11 - imperforate horizontally
Unwatermarked - Scott #540a - 1919

VALUE
Used: $30
No postmark with gum (MH): $10-$30
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $25-$50

540 Scotts - US Postage Stamps

George Washington

2¢ - Carmine rose or carmine - Type III
Less than 25 pairs exist
Rotary press - Perf. 11 - imperforate vertically
Unwatermarked - Scott #540b - 1919

VALUE
Used: No recorded sales
No postmark with gum (MH): No recorded sales
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $2,500

540 cover
Earliest known use of #540
June 17, 1919

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