1c - Gray green
Offset printing - Perf. 11
Unwatermarked - Scott #525 - 1918

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MH MNH Graded
Spring 2005 - - - - -
Fall 2005 $2-$9 - <$1 - -
Spring 2006 $1-$9 - - - -
Fall 2006 $1 - <$1 $180 95
Spring 2007 $1-$30 - - - -
Fall 2007 $2-$26 - - - -
Spring 2008 $3-$4 - $1 - -
Fall 2008 $2-$10 - $1 - -
Spring 2009 $1-$6 - <$1 $500 98
Fall 2009 $2-$7 - $1 $300 98J
Spring 2010 $2-$11 - $1 $60 85
Fall 2010 $3-$20 - $1-$3 - -
$19 90 - - -
Spring 2011 $3 - $1-$2 - -
Fall 2011 $2-$17 - $1 - -
2012 $1-$5 - $1 - -
2013 - - - - -
2014 - - - - -
2015 - - - - -
2016 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -

Cancelled stamps are worth less than $1


1c - Dark green
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #525a - 1918

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded
Spring 2006 $450 95J
Fall 2006 - -
Spring 2007 - -
Fall 2007 - -
Spring 2008 - -
Fall 2008 - -
Spring 2009 - -
Fall 2009 - -
Spring 2010 - -
Fall 2010 - -
Spring 2011 - -
Fall 2011 - -
2012 - -
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -


1c - Gray green
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - imperforate between
Unwatermarked - Scott #525c - 1918

  NY Auction Houses
  MH MH Graded Used
Spring 2006 - $50 - -
Fall 2006 - - - -
Spring 2007 - - - -
Fall 2007 - - - -
Spring 2008 - - - -
Fall 2008 - - - -
Spring 2009 - - - -
Fall 2009 - - - -
Spring 2010 - - - -
Fall 2010 - - - -
Spring 2011 - - - -
Fall 2011 - $450 - $450
2012 $35 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


1c - Gray green
Offset printing - Perf. 11
Double Impression
Unwatermarked - Scott #525d - 1918

  NY Auction Houses
  MH Graded Used
Spring 2006 $50 - -
Fall 2006 - - -
Spring 2007 - - -
Fall 2007 - - -
Spring 2008 - - -
Fall 2008 - - -
Spring 2009 - - -
Fall 2009 - - -
Spring 2010 - - -
Fall 2010 - - -
Spring 2011 - - -
Fall 2011 - - -
2012 - - -
2013 - - $700
2014 - - -
2015 - - -
2016 - - -
2017 - - -
2018 - - -

527 guide


2c - Carmine - Type IV
Top line of the toga is broken, the first and last lines of shading
in the toga button form a "D" and reversed "D",
the line of color in the left "2" is usually broken or thin.
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #526 - 1920

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MH MNH Graded
Spring 2005 - - - - -
Fall 2005 $15-$25 - $5-$10 - -
Spring 2006 $30 - $8-$15 $700 98J
Fall 2006 - - $5-$11 $750 95
Spring 2007 $10-$60 - $7 - -
Fall 2007 $10-$30 - $4-$11 $350 90J
- - - $375 95J
- - - $1,600 98J
Spring 2008 $10-$14 - $3-$6 - -
Fall 2008 $10-$30 - $5-$9 $1,500 98
Spring 2009 $12-$21 - $4-$10 $1,200 98
Fall 2009 $10-$45 - $4-$8 $1,000 98J
Spring 2010 - - $3-$6 $375 95
Fall 2010 $17-$22 - $5-$13 - -
$100 90 - - -
Spring 2011 $14-$40 - $6-$10 - -
Fall 2011 $12-$30 - $6-$8 $325 95
2012 $7-$40 - $3-$12 - -
2013 - - - - -
2014 - - - - -
2015 - - - - -
2016 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -

Cancelled stamps sell less than $1


2c -Carmine - Type V
Top line of the toga is complete, there are five vertical lines
of shading in the toga button, the line of color
in the left "2" is usually broken or thin.
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #527 - 1920

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MH MNH Graded
Fall 2005 $9-$20 - $1-$2 - -
Spring 2006 $10-$30 - $2-$5 $1,800 98J
Fall 2006 $9 - $1 $1,450 98
Spring 2007 $480 95 $1 - -
Fall 2007 - - $4-$11 - -
Spring 2008 $14-$40 - $4-$8 $1,700 98
Fall 2008 $8-$30 - $6-$7 - -
Spring 2009 $9-$40 - $3-$7 $1,050-$1,450 98
Fall 2009 $11-$26 - $3-$4 $80 90
- - - $1,200 98J
Spring 2010 $9-$13 - $2-$4 - -
Fall 2010 $11-$19 - $5-$9 - -
$18 75 - - -
$300 95 - - -
Spring 2011 $9-$20 - $5-$6 - -
Fall 2011 $8-$23 - $3-$5 - -
2012 $5-$80 - $3-$8 - -
2013 - - - - -
2014 - - - - -
2015 - - - - -
2016 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -

Cancelled stamps sell for less than $1



Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Imperf vertically
Unwatermarked - Scott #527b - 1920

527 var
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #527Var - 1920
Line through 2 and EN variety (see left '2')
Value approx $175


2c - Carmine - Type Va
As type V, except that the third row of dots from the bottom,
on the shading of the nose, has four dots instead of six.

Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #528 - 1920

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MH MNH Graded
Fall 2005 $10 - $7-$9 $425 -
Spring 2006 $27 - $3-$15 $180 90
Fall 2006 $11 - $6 $500 95J
Spring 2007 $20-$60 - $7-$8 - -
Fall 2007 $1-$4 - $1 - -
Spring 2008 $2-$17 - $1-$4 $525 95
Fall 2008 $5-$17 - $2 $575 98
Spring 2009 $2-$14 - $1 $325 95
- - - $325 95J
Fall 2009 $4-$19 - < $1 $80 90
Spring 2010 $3-$21 - $1-$2 $375 95J
Fall 2010 $4-$55 - $2 - -
$210 95 - - -
Spring 2011 $2-$45 - $4-$13 - -
Fall 2011 $6-$30 - $2-$3 - -
2012 $6-$50 - $4-$16 $300 95J
2013 - - - - -
2014 - - - - -
2015 - - - - -
2016 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -

Cancelled stamps sell less than $1


2c - Carmine - Type VI
As type V, except that the line of color in the left '2' is very heavy
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #528A - 1920

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MH MNH Graded
Fall 2005 $9-$40 - $5-$7 - -
Spring 2006 $23 - - $1,100 95
Fall 2006 - - $3 $180 90
- - - $950 95
Spring 2007 $175 85 $30 - -
Fall 2007 $26-$40 - $9-$11 - -
Spring 2008 $24-$35 - - - -
Fall 2008 $19-$60 - $10-$13 - -
Spring 2009 $23-$70 - $18 - -
Fall 2009 $45 - $14-$25 $40 -
$450 95 - - -
Spring 2010 $22-$80 - $15-$26 $600 95
Fall 2010 $16-$25 - $11 - -
Spring 2011 $30-$35 - $24-$25 - -
Fall 2011 $40-$75 - $7 - -
2012 $10-$45 - $14-$35 $500 90J
2013 - - - - -
2014 - - - - -
2015 - - - - -
2016 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -

Cancelled stamps sell less than $1

2c - Carmine - Type VII
As type V, except that there is an additional row of dots
to the upper lip, additional dots in the hair have been
added and the line of color in the left two is usually continuous.

Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #528B - 1920

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MH Used MNH Graded
Fall 2005 $6-$18 - $1-$4 - - -
Spring 2006 $12-$15 - $3-$6 - $850 95J
Fall 2006 $4-$7 - $4-$8 - $1,450 98
Spring 2007 $17-$75 - $3-$11 $1 - -
Fall 2007 $11-$14 - $3-$15 - - -
Spring 2008 $14-$22 - $4 - - -
Fall 2008 $15-$18 - $10-$13 - - -
Spring 2009 $18-$30 - $5-$7 - $500 95
- - - - $3,250 100J
Fall 2009 $12-$20 - $4-$5 < $1 $1,300 98J
Spring 2010 $13-$18 - $7-$10 < $1 - -
Fall 2010 $10-$13 - - - - -
$14-$70 90 $4 - - -
Spring 2011 $11-$25 - $9-$15 $1-$2 - -
Fall 2011 $10-$30 - $4-$9 $1-$23 - -
2012 $10-$60 - $3-$13 $1-$16 - -
2013 - - - - - -
2014 - - - - - -
2015 - - - - - -
2016 - - - - - -
2017 - - - - - -
2018 - - - - - -


2c -Carmine - Type VII
Double Impression
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #528Be - 1920
Approx value MNH $120
Requires certificate

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded
Spring 2005 - -
Fall 2005 - -
Spring 2006 $1,100 95
Fall 2006 - -
Spring 2007 - -
Fall 2007 - -
Spring 2008 - -
Fall 2008 - -
Spring 2009 - -
Fall 2009 - -
Spring 2010 - -
Fall 2010 - -
Spring 2011 - -
Fall 2011 - -
2012 - -
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -


3c - Violet, light violet or dark violet - Type III
There is a line of color separating the "P" and "O" of postage.
The top line of the toga rope is strong, the center line of
shading of the toga button is comprised of two dashes and a central dot.
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #529 - 1918

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH MH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2005 - - - - -
Fall 2005 $4-$20 $1 - - -
Spring 2006 $3-$9 $1 - $240 95J
Fall 2006 - $2-$3 - - -
Spring 2007 $5-$17 $1-$2 - - -
Fall 2007 $1-$2 $1 - - -
Spring 2008 $4-$7 - - - -
Fall 2008 $4-$11 - - - -
Spring 2009 $2-$4 < $1 - - -
Fall 2009 $2-$4 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2010 $2-$6 $1-$2 - - -
Fall 2010 $3-$8 $2-$5 - - -
Spring 2011 $3-$7 $1 - - -
Fall 2011 $7-$9 $1-$4 - - -
2012 $2-$16 $1-$8 - - -
- $115 98J - -
2013 - - - - -
2014 - - - - -
2015 - - - - -
2016 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -

Cancelled stamps sell less than $1

3c - Violet, light violet or dark violet - Type III
Double Impression
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #529a - 1918
2012 Auction - used - $650


3c - Violet, light violet or dark violet - Type III
Printed both sides
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #529b - 1918

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH MH
Spring 2005 - -
Fall 2005 - -
Spring 2006 - -
Fall 2006 $350 -
Spring 2007 - -
Fall 2007 - -
Spring 2008 - -
Fall 2008 $500 -
Spring 2009 - -
Fall 2009 - $2,100
Spring 2010 - -
Fall 2010 - -
Spring 2011 - -
Fall 2011 - -
2012 - -
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -


3c - Purple, light purple or deep purple - Type IV
The "P" and "O" of postage are joined. At the bottom line of the
vignette the frame line is broken, the shading lines
of the toga rope are complete and the second and
fourth shading lines of the toga rope are broken. 

Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #530 - 1918

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MH MNH Graded
Fall 2005 $1-$6 - - - -
Spring 2006 $2-$5 - - $210 -
Fall 2006 $3-$12 - $1 $650 98
Spring 2007 $2-$21 - - - -
Fall 2007 $2-$3 - $1 $900 98J
Spring 2008 $2-$6 - - - -
Fall 2008 $2-$5 - $1 $150 95
Spring 2009 $1-$6 - - - -
Fall 2009 $1-$5 - $1-$4 $120 95J
$95 95J - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$13 - - - -
Fall 2010 $4-$6 - $1-$2 - -
$70 95J - - -
Spring 2011 $3-$5 - $1-$7 - -
$75 95 - - -
Fall 2011 $1-$6 - $1 - -
$11 85 - - -
2012 $1-$8 - $1-$2 - -
2013 - - - - -
2014 - - - - -
2015 - - - - -
2016 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -

Cancelled stamps sell less than $1


3c - Purple, light purple or deep purple - Type IV
Double Impression
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #530a - 1918
Retail Value - MNH - $80-$180
MH $30-$40


3c - Purple, light purple or deep purple - Type IV
Printed both sides
Offset printing - Perf. 11 - Unwatermarked - Scott #530b - 1918