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1922 11¢ #563

563 Scotts - US Postage Stamps

Rutherford B. Hayes

11¢ Light blue, greenish blue
or light yellow green,
This stamp is notorious for the number of shades it was printed in
ranging from Peacock Blue to Green.

298,510,877 - Flat Plate - Perf. 11
Unwatermarked - Scott #563 - 1922

VALUE
Used: $1-$3
No postmark with gum (MH): $1-$2
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $2-$7

There was no postal rate for the 11¢ stamp and is infrequently found on cover,
particularly when not used in conjuction with other stamps


11c - Light bluish green
Flat Plate - Perf. 11
Unwatermarked - Scott #563a - 1922



11c - Light blue
Flat Plate - Imperf
Unwatermarked - Scott #563d - 1923


Essay die sunk on card
563-E



Color trial for #563 using the color of the 11c Washington Franklin as the base
563-E



Modified color essay using the 1/2c as the test stamp
563-E



Die Proof sunk on card - 563-P1 (1922)



FDR Die Proof (1933)



(John) Eissler Die Proof
1946


First day cover
October 4th 1922



Source painting for vignette. Portrait by Mathew Brady



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

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