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1923 4¢ #556

556 Scotts - US Postage Stamps

Martha Washington

4¢ Yellow brown or brown
573,387,277 - Flat Plate - Perf. 11
Unwatermarked - Scott #556 - 1923

VALUE
Used: $0.30
No postmark with gum (MH): $2-$8
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $9-$22

Martha Washington was the first American woman to featured on a US stamp.
The first woman to featured on a US stamp was Queen Isabella on the 1893 $4 Columbian



4c - Yellow brown
Flat Plate - Perf. 11
Imperforate Horizontally
Unwatermarked - Scott #556a - 1923

VALUE
Used: No sales recorded
No postmark with gum (MH): $2,900
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): No sales recorded



4c - Brown
Flat Plate - Perf. 11 x 10 (at top or bottom)
Unwatermarked - Scott #556b - 1923

VALUE
Used: $15,500
No postmark with gum (MH): No sales recorded
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): No sales recorded


A pane of 100 of #556
There were 4 panes to a sheet



Earliest known use of #556
January 16th 1924



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

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