1866 US Postage Stamps

1862 24¢ - #78



24¢ - Lilac
9,100,000 - Scott #78 - 1862

Value

Used: $17-$100
No postmark with gum (MH): $350-$1,100
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): No sales recorded


24¢ - Grayish Lilac
Scott #78a - 1862

Value

Used: $25-$60
No postmark with gum (MH): $250-$800
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): No sales recorded


24¢ - Gray
Scott #78b - 1862

Value

Used: $18-$50
No postmark with gum (MH): $200-$500
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): No sales recorded

Please Note

The gray color is the most common color of this stamp, light and age can discolor this stamp and
make it appear that it is one of the less common and more expensive color variations.
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24¢ - Blackish Violet
Scott #78C - 1862
Three original gum examples exist

Value

Used: $3,000-$6,000
No postmark with gum (MH): $9,000-$10,500
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): No sales recorded

Please Note

The Blackish Violet color is hard to discern from the other colors of this 24¢ issue.
A certificate from stamp expertisers such as the PSE, would be required if interested in selling
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1866 US Postage Stamps