6¢ Lincoln
(read how to identify your stamp below)



You have the 6¢ Lincoln from the years 1870-1882. It is fairly common

If the stamp has a grill embossed on the reverse of the stamp (shown below) click here.


Example of a grill

If the stamp has no grill embossed on the reverse then examine the bottom left corner of the stamp.

If you see the thicker shading in the ribbons, as shown below, then click here.


Showing thicker shading inside ribbon

If the stamp has a date cancel and you can see the date is after February 4th, 1879 then click here. Otherwise click here

If you do not see the thicker shading in the ribbon (shown below) then click here.

Normal shading inside ribbon

Lastly look at the lines that border the image. If there are only three lines, as shown below, click here.

Only three border lines

Normal four border lines

This stamp was reprinted in 1875 and it can be viewed by clicking here. These are all accounted for, and will be accompanied by a certificate.