1½¢ Harding
(read how to identify your stamp below)

You have the 1½¢ Harding from the years 1925-29. It is a common stamp and is worth no more than a couple of dollars whether used or unused. Taking the easily identifiable varieties first;

The stamp has the letters Kans. on it

The value of this stamp (#659) can be found by clicking here.


The stamp has the letters Nebr. on it

The value of this stamp (#670) can be found by clicking here.


The stamp has no perforations

The identify this stamp one needs to ascertain if it is a Flat Plate printing or a Rotary Press printing. Referring to the illustration below you will see if that the printing of the Rotary Press stamp is slightly wider (and taller) than the Flat Plate stamp. If it is a flat plate stamp (#576) then its value can be found by clicking here. If it is a Rotary Press stamp (#631) then its value can be found by clicking here.

The stamp has no perforations on top AND bottom

The value of this stamp (#598) can be found by clicking here.

The stamp has no perforations on BOTH sides

The value of this stamp (#605) can be found by clicking here.

The stamp has perforations on three or more sides
and you count ten perforations
along the bottom

The value of this stamp (#582) can be found by clicking here.

The stamp has perforations on three or more sides
and you count eleven perforations
along the bottom

To determine the difference in the perforations between #553 and #633 you will need a copy of the very common 1932 3¢ Washington (#720). A picture of which is shown below. Follow the instructions below

The value of #553 can be found by clicking here.
The value of #633 can be found by clicking here.