1922 US Postage Stamps 551 US Postage Stamps 552 US Postage Stamps 553 US Postage Stamps 554 US Postage Stamps 555 US Postage Stamps 556 US Postage Stamps 557 US Postage Stamps 558 US Postage Stamps 559 US Postage Stamps 560 US Postage Stamps 561 US Postage Stamps 562 US Postage Stamps

1925 ½¢ #551

551 Scotts - US Postage Stamps
Nathan Hale

½¢ Olive brown, pale olive brown or deep olive brown
626,241,783 - Flat Plate - Perf. 11
Unwatermarked - Scott #551 - 1925

VALUE
Used: $0.75
No postmark with gum (MH): $0.75
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $1-$4



Essay on card
551-E1



A proof on Bond paper
551-P

US stamp 551 sheet

A pane of 100, there were four panes to a sheet of 400



Earliest known recorded use of #551
April 4th 1925



The Post Office issued this explanation for the change in design from the old Washington Franklins, to this series

1922 US Postage Stamps 551 US Postage Stamps 552 US Postage Stamps 553 US Postage Stamps 554 US Postage Stamps 555 US Postage Stamps 556 US Postage Stamps 557 US Postage Stamps 558 US Postage Stamps 559 US Postage Stamps 560 US Postage Stamps 561 US Postage Stamps 562 US Postage Stamps