1c Green
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Vertically
Scott #839 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 - - -
Fall 2008 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - - -
Fall 2009 $1 (LP) - - -
Spring 2010 - - - -
Fall 2010 $1 (LP) - $205 100
Spring 2011 < $1 - - -
Fall 2011 $1 (LP) - - -
2012 $1-$3 - - -
$110 (LP) 98 - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -

1 ½c Bister Brown
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Vertically
Scott #840 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - - -
Fall 2008 $1-$2 - $65 98
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 $1 (LP) - - -
Fall 2010 $1-$5 (LP) - $345 (LP) 100
$9 90 - -
Spring 2011 < $1 - - -
Fall 2011 < $1 - - -
2012 $1-$4 (LP) - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -

2c Rose Carmine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Vertically
Scott #841 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - - -
Fall 2008 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$2 (LP) - - -
Fall 2010 $1-$2 (LP) - - -
$14 90 - -
Spring 2011 < $1 - - -
Fall 2011 $1 (LP) - - -
2012 $1-$6 (LP) - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -

3c Deep Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Vertically
Scott #842 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - - -
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
Fall 2009 $1 - - -
Spring 2010 $1 (LP) - - -
Fall 2010 $1 (LP) - - -
$25 95 - -
Spring 2011 $1-$4 (LP) - - -
$5 90 - -
Fall 2011 $1-$4 (LP) - - -
2012 $1-$4 (LP) - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -

4c Red Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Vertically
Scott #843 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $3-$5 - - -
Fall 2008 $3 - - -
Spring 2009 $1-$4 - - -
Fall 2009 $1-$9 (LP) - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$11 (LP) - - -
Fall 2010 $2-$10 (LP) - - -
Spring 2011 $4-$11 (LP) - - -
$10 (LP) 90 - -
Fall 2011 $1-$7 (LP) - - -
2012 $3-$18 (LP) - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -

Previously hinged and cancelled stamps are both worth less than $1

4 ½c Dark Gray
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Vertically
Scott #844 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $2-$6 (LP - - -
Fall 2008 $2 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - - -
Fall 2009 $1-$3 (LP) - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$5 (LP) - - -
Fall 2010 $2-$5 (LP) - - -
Spring 2011 $2-$3 (LP) - - -
Fall 2011 $1 (LP) - - -
$40 single 98 - -
2012 $1-$11 (LP) - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -

Previously hinged and cancelled stamps are both worth less than $1


5c Bright Blue
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Vertically
Scott #845 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $2-$5 (LP) - - -
Fall 2008 $4-$7 (LP) - - -
Spring 2009 $2-$6 (LP) - - -
Fall 2009 $1-$8 (LP) - - -
Spring 2010 $2-$7 (LP) - - -
Fall 2010 $3-$11 (LP) - $175 100
Spring 2011 $3-$7 (LP) - - -
$5 95 - -
Fall 2011 $2-$11 (LP) - - -
2012 $2-$20 (LP) - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -

Previously hinged and cancelled stamps are both worth less than $1


6c Red Orange
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Vertically
Scott #846 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $2-$9 (LP) - - -
Fall 2008 $2 - - -
Spring 2009 $3 (LP) - - -
Fall 2009 $1-$4 (LP) - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$5 (LP) - - -
Fall 2010 $2-$7 (LP) - $520 100
$30 95 - -
Spring 2011 $2-$5 (LP) - - -
Fall 2011 $1-$15 (LP) - - -
2012 $1-$18 (LP) - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -

Previously hinged and cancelled stamps are both worth less than $1


10c Brown Red
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Vertically
Scott #847 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $4-$10 (LP) - $40 90
Fall 2008 $5-$9 (LP) - - -
Spring 2009 $4-$10 (LP) - - -
Fall 2009 $6-$13 (LP) - - -
Spring 2010 $4-$10 (LP) - - -
Fall 2010 $3-$20 (LP) - $310 100
Spring 2011 $6-$10 (LP) - - -
Fall 2011 $6-$10 (LP) - - -
2012 $7-$21 (LP) - $45 95
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -

Previously hinged and cancelled stamps are both worth less than $1


1c Green
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Horizontally
Scott #848 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 (LP) - $160 98
Fall 2008 $1 (LP) - - -
$17 95 - -
Spring 2009 <$1 (LP) - - -
Fall 2009 $1 (LP) - - -
Spring 2010 $1 (LP) - - -
Fall 2010 $1-$3 (LP) - $240 100
Spring 2011 <$1 (LP) - - -
Fall 2011 $1-$13 (LP - - -
2012 $1-$4 (LP) - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -

Previously hinged and cancelled stamps are both worth less than $1


1 ½c Bister Brown
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Horizontally
Scott #849 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

 
  MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 (LP) -
Fall 2008 $1 (LP) -
Spring 2009 $1 (LP) -
Fall 2009 $1 (LP) -
Spring 2010 $1 (LP)-$2 (LP) -
Fall 2010 $1-$4 (LP) -
$230 100
Spring 2011 $1 (LP) -
Fall 2011 $1 (LP) -
2012 $1 (LP)-$10 (LP) -
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -

Previously hinged and cancelled stamps are both worth less than $1


2c Red Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Horizontally
Scott #850 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

 
  MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 -
Fall 2008 $1-$2 (LP) -
Spring 2009 $1 -
Fall 2009 $1-$2 (LP) -
Spring 2010 $1 (LP)-$5 (LP) -
Fall 2010 $2-$8 (LP) -
Spring 2011 $1 (LP)-$3 (LP) -
Fall 2011 $1 (LP)-$3 (LP) -
2012 $1 (LP)-$15 (LP) -
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -

Previously hinged and cancelled stamps are both worth less than $1


3c Deep Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 Horizontally
Scott #851 - 1940
Prices are for pairs

 
  MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 (LP)-$2 (LP) -
Fall 2008 $2 (LP) -
Spring 2009 $1 (LP)-$2 (LP) -
Fall 2009 $1 (LP) -
Spring 2010 $1 (LP)-$3 (LP) -
Fall 2010 $2-$7 (LP) -
Spring 2011 $1-$3 -
Fall 2011 $1 (LP)-$4 (LP) -
2012 $1 (LP)-$6 (LP) -
$20 85
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -

Previously hinged and cancelled stamps are both worth less than $1



3c Bright Purple
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #852 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp features the amazing 'Tower of the Sun' from the fair.
The story behind this tower is worth reading.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 - $100 98
- - $325 100
Fall 2008 < $1 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - - -
$15 95 - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 < $1 - - -
Fall 2010 $1 - - -
Spring 2011 $1-$5 - - -
Fall 2011 < $1 - - -
2012 $1-$3 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


3c Deep Purple
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #853 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

Shown above is a 1940 postcard and a 1940 photo of Trylon and Perisphere,
the highlight of the NY Worlds Fair, the same architecture that was
featured on the stamp.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 - $25 95
- - $100 98
Fall 2008 < $1 - - -
Spring 2009 $1-$2 - - -
$10 95 - -
Fall 2009 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$2 - - -
Fall 2010 $1 - - -
Spring 2011 $1-$3 - - -
Fall 2011 $1-$2 - - -
2012 $1-$6 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


3c Bright Red Violet
Flat Plate Printing - Perf. 11
Scott #854 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles



It would seem to me that the engraving was based on an original
painting. However, I am unable to locate this painting. Shown
above are two paintings of George Washingtons inauguration
ceremony. The top shows the correct order of the people
the bottom shows clearly the railing in front of George Washington.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 - $25 95
Fall 2008 < $1 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 < $1 - - -
$2 95 - -
Fall 2010 < $1 - - -
Spring 2011 < $1 - - -
$45 98 - -
Fall 2011 < $1 - - -
2012 $1 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


3c Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 11 X 10 ½
Scott #855 - 1939
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles


Baseball as played in 1859, Hoboken, New Jersey.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 - $90 98
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
Spring 2009 $1-$3 - - -
Fall 2009 $2-$4 - - -
Spring 2010 $2-$4 - - -
Fall 2010 $3-$4 - $95 98
$35 98 - -
Spring 2011 $3-$7 - - -
$18-$65 98 - -
Fall 2011 $3-$7 - - -
2012 $3-$9 - - -
$20 98 - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


3c Deep Red Violet
Flat Plate Printing - Perf. 11
Scott #856 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles


Shown above is post card from 1940 showing a British Ocean Liner
sailing through the canal and a FDO postcard from the C.S. Anderson
sent from the Panama Canal.

 
  MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 -
Fall 2008 < $1 -
Spring 2009 $1 -
Fall 2009 $1 -
Spring 2010 < $1 -
Fall 2010 < $1 -
Spring 2011 < $1 -
Fall 2011 < $1 -
2012 $1 -
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -


The Steven Daye Press
3c Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #857 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

Shown in the photograph is the Stephen Day Printing Press, invented
by Stephen Day, a locksmith who came from England to Mass.
This press revolutionized printing in colonial times and gave birth
to many 'penny sheets', one page newspapers.

 
  MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 -
Fall 2008 < $1 -
Spring 2009 < $1 -
Fall 2009 < $1 -
Spring 2010 < $1 -
Fall 2010 $1 -
Spring 2011 < $1 -
$35 98
Fall 2011 < $1 -
2012 $1-$8 -
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -



3c Rose Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 11 X 10 ½
Scott #858 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

Due to the fact that the map of the states bordering the
Canadian Border this stamp was nicknamed the
'Wash Line Stamp' The photo on the right was taken
in Montana in 1940.

 
  MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 -
Fall 2008 $1 -
Spring 2009 $1-$2 -
Fall 2009 < $1 -
Spring 2010 $1-$2 -
Fall 2010 $1 -
$35 98
Spring 2011 < $1 -
Fall 2011 $1 -
2012 $1 -
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -


1c Bright Blue Green
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #859 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the above
etching (copied from a photograph) of Washington Irving,
author, essayist, biographer and historian. Famous for "The
Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle".

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1-$2 - $100 98
- - $325 100
Fall 2008 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2009 <$1 - - -
$25 98 - -
Fall 2009 <$1 - - -
Spring 2010 <$1 - - -
Fall 2010 <$1 - $60 100
Spring 2011 $1-$2 - - -
$5 95 - -
Fall 2011 $1 - - -
Spring 2011 $1-$2 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


2c Rose Carmine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #860 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the above
etching of James Fenimore Cooper, novelist, famous
for frontier novels including "Last of the Mohicans'.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1-$2 - $25 95
- - $100 98
Fall 2008 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - $150 100
Fall 2009 <$1 - - -
Spring 2010 <$1 - - -
Fall 2010 <$1 - - -
Spring 2011 $1 - - -
$5 90 - -
$5-$15 95 - -
$24-$25 98 - -
Fall 2011 <$1 - - -
2012 $1-$4 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -



3c Bright Red Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #861 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the above
photograph of Ralph Walso Emerson, writer, philosopher, and
a force in the Transcendentalist movement.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1-$2 - $25 95
- - $110 98
- - $350 100
Fall 2008 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - - -
$110 100 - -
Fall 2009 <$1 - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$2 - - -
Fall 2010 $1 - $90 100
Spring 2011 $1-$2 - - -
$5-$9 95 - -
$30 98 - -
Fall 2011 $1 - - -
2012 $1 - - -
$45 100 - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -




5c Ultramarine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #862 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the above
photograph of Louisa May Alcott, writer, famous
for the novel Little Women.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1-$2 - - -
- - - -
- - - -
Fall 2008 $2-$3 - - -
Spring 2009 $1-$2 - - -
Fall 2009 $1-$3 - - -
Spring 2010 $2-$4 - - -
Fall 2010 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2011 $1-$4 - - -
$35 98 - -
Fall 2011 $1-$6 - - -
2012 $1-$4 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


10c Dark Brown
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #863 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the above
photograph of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better
known as Mark Twain, a humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $10 - $25 95
- - $110 98
Fall 2008 $6-$15 - - -
Spring 2009 $10 - $150 100
Fall 2009 $10 - $24 95
Spring 2010 $9-$16 - - -
Fall 2010 $7-$13 - $105 100
Spring 2011 $3-$10 - - -
$5 95 - -
$20-$30 98 - -
Fall 2011 $4-$16 - $100 100
2012 $6-$20 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


1c Bright Blue Green
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #864 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the
above photograph of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet whose
works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha,
and "Evangeline".

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - $10 90
$15 95 $25 95
- - $100 98
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - - -
$17 98 - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
$15 98 - -
Spring 2010 $1 - - -
Fall 2010 $1 - - -
Spring 2011 $1 - - -
$5-$7 95 - -
$14-$26 98 - -
Fall 2011 < $1 - - -
2012 $1-$2 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


2c Rose Carmine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #865 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles


The stamp's design originated from the
above drawing of the quaker poet and ardent advocate
of the abolition of slavery, John Greenleaf Whittier.
There are many similar photos of John Whittier, however
this drawing most closely resembles the stamp.

 
  MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 -
Fall 2008 $1 -
Spring 2009 $1 -
Fall 2009 < $1 -
Spring 2010 $1 -
Fall 2010 $1 -
$5 95
$10 98
Spring 2011 $1 -
$5-$9 95
$21 98
Fall 2011 < $1 -
2012 $1-$2 -
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -


3c Bright Red Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #866 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the
above photograph of James Russell Lowell, Romantic poet,
critic, satirist, writer, diplomat, and abolitionist.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - $28 95
- - $110 98
- - $300 100
Fall 2008 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - $105-$130 100
$5 95 - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - $60 100
Spring 2010 $1 - $240 100
Fall 2010 < $1 - $90 100
$23 98 - -
Spring 2011 < $1 - - -
$5-$8 95 - -
$21-$25 98 - -
Fall 2011 < $1 - - -
2012 $1-$3 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


5c Ultramarine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #867 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the
above photograph of Walt Whitman, poet,
essayist, journalist, and humanist.

 
  MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1-$3 -
$16 95
Fall 2008 $1-$3 -
Spring 2009 $3-$4 -
Fall 2009 $1-$4 -
$15 98
Spring 2010 $2-$4 -
Fall 2010 $2-$6 -
$5 95
Spring 2011 $2-$4 -
$26 98
Fall 2011 $2 -
2012 $1-$7 -
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -
2018 - -


10c Dark Brown
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #868 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the
above photograph of James Whitcomb Riley, poet
remembered for nostalgic dialect verse and often
called “the poet of the common people.”

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $6-$10 - $25 95
$15 95 $100 98
- - $300 100
Fall 2008 $4-$10 - - -
Spring 2009 $8 - - -
Fall 2009 $8-$15 - - -
Spring 2010 $3-$14 - $75 100
Fall 2010 $4-$20 - $80 100
$5 95 - -
$10-$13 98 - -
Spring 2011 $4-$12 - - -
$5-$9 95 - -
$19-$25 98 - -
Fall 2011 $8-$20 - - -
2012 $7-$23 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


1c Bright Blue Green
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #869 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the
above photograph of Horace Mann, educator,
the first great American advocate of public education.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - $28 95
$15 95 $110 98
- - $300 100
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - $160 100
Fall 2009 $1-$3 - $200 100
Spring 2010 < $1 - $250 100
Fall 2010 $1 - - -
$16 98 - -
Spring 2011 $2 - - -
$5-$8 95 - -
$15 98 - -
Fall 2011 < $1 - - -
2012 $1-$3 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


2c Rose Carmine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #870 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design may have originated from the
above photograph of Mark Hopkins, educator.
Professor of moral philosophy and rhetoric,
Williams College, an inspired teacher and
lecturer, prolific author.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 - $25 95
- - $110 98
- - $350 100
Fall 2008 < $1 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - $210 100
Fall 2009 < $1 - $25 100
Spring 2010 $1-$2 - - -
Fall 2010 < $1 - - -
$10-$22 98 - -
Spring 2011 $1-$2 - - -
$5-$8 95 $23 98
$15-$22 98 - -
Fall 2011 $1 - - -
2012 $1 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


3c Bright Red Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #871 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the
above photograph of Charles W. Eliot. Known as a
academic who was selected as Harvard's president in 1869.
He transformed the provincial college into the preeminent
American research university. Eliot served the longest term
as president in the university's history.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - $110 98
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 $1 - - -
Fall 2010 $1 - - -
$5 95 - -
$10 98 - -
Spring 2011 $1-$2 - - -
$9 95 - -
$22 98 - -
Fall 2011 < $1 - - -
2012 $1-$3 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


5c Ultramarine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #872 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the
above photograph of Frances E. Willard. Known as a
Temperance Reformer, and women's suffragist.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $4 - $28 98
- - $325 100
Fall 2008 $3-$5 - - -
$11 95 - -
Spring 2009 $1 - $150 100
$6 95 - -
Fall 2009 $1-$6 - - -
Spring 2010 $2 - - -
Fall 2010 $1 - $90 100
$20 98 - -
Spring 2011 $2-$5 - - -
$9-$10 95 - -
Fall 2011 $1-$8 - - -
2012 $1-$5 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
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2018 - - - -


10c Dark Brown
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #873 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the
above photograph of Booker T. Washington. educator,
author and leader of the African American community.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $11 - $28 95
- - $110 98
Fall 2008 $9-$19 - - -
Spring 2009 $2-$8 - - -
Fall 2009 $10-$13 - - -
Spring 2010 $5 - - -
Fall 2010 $6-$8 - - -
Spring 2011 $7-$18 - - -
$7 95 - -
Fall 2011 $8-$24 - - -
2012 $6-$15 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


1c Bright Blue Green
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #874 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the
above photograph of James Audubon. He was an
American ornithologist, naturalist, hunter, and painter. He painted,
catalogued, and described the birds of North America

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - $25 95
$15-$16 95 $100 98
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
$50 98 - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 < $1 - - -
Fall 2010 < $1 - - -
$10 98 - -
Spring 2011 $1 - - -
$5-$8 95 - -
$10 98 - -
Fall 2011 $1-$3 - - -
2012 $1-$3 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


2c Rose Carmine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #875 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the
above photograph of Dr Crawford Long, probably
the first physician to perform surgery using ether
as an anesthetic

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 - $25 95
- - $110 98
- - $325 100
Fall 2008 < $1 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 < $1 - - -
Fall 2010 $1-$2 - - -
$5 95 - -
Spring 2011 $1-$2 - - -
$5-$9 95 - -
Fall 2011 $1 - - -
2012 $1-$3 - - -
$45 100 - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


3c Bright Red Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #876 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the above
photograph of Luther Burbank, botanist and
pioneer in agricultural science.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $2 - $25 95
$15 95 $110 98
Fall 2008 $2 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$3 - - -
Fall 2010 $1 - - -
$21 98 - -
Spring 2011 $1 - - -
$5-$7 95 - -
$16 98 - -
Fall 2011 $1 - - -
2012 $1 - - -
$25 98 - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


5c Ultramarine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #877 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from the above
photograph of Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon during
the civil war. Not only did he establish the cause of
Yellow Fever, he helped complete the Panama Canal.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $2 - $25 95
- - $100 98
Fall 2008 $2-$3 - - -
Spring 2009 $4 - $150 100
Fall 2009 $1-$3 - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$4 - - -
$5 95 - -
Fall 2010 $1 - $80 100
$35 98 - -
Spring 2011 $1-$3 - - -
$7 95 - -
Fall 2011 $1-$3 - - -
2012 $1-$7 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


10c Dark Brown
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #878 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
photograph of Jane Addams, first woman to be
awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and founder
of the 'Settlement House Movement'.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $8-$10 - $25 95
$15 95 $100 98
Fall 2008 $7-$9 - - -
$25 98 - -
Spring 2009 $2 - - -
Fall 2009 $3 - - -
Spring 2010 $4-$5 - - -
Fall 2010 $5-$6 - - -
$10 98 - -
Spring 2011 $3-$8 - - -
$5-$8 95 - -
$10 98 - -
Fall 2011 $2-$9 - - -
2012 $2-$20 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


1c Bright Blue Green
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #879 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
painting of Stephen Collins Foster, songwriter
famous for such pieces as Camptown Races
and Oh! Susanna.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - $28 95
Fall 2008 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 < $1 - - -
Fall 2010 $1 - $405 100
$3 95 - -
$10-$27 98 - -
Spring 2011 $1 - - -
$5 95 - -
$21-$26 98 - -
Fall 2011 $1 - - -
2012 $1-$2 - - -
$110 98 - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


2c Rose Carmine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #880 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
photograph of John Philip Sousa, conductor and composer
of march's.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - $28 95
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$2 - - -
Fall 2010 $1-$2 - - -
$5 95 - -
Spring 2011 $1 - - -
Fall 2011 < $1 - - -
2012 $1 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


3c Bright Red Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #881 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
photograph of Victor Herbert, cellist, conductor and composer
of light operas.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - $28 95
- - $110 98
Fall 2008 $1-$2 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
$9 95 - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 < $1 - - -
Fall 2010 < $1 - - -
Spring 2011 $1-$2 - - -
Fall 2011 $1-$2 - - -
$70 98 - -
2012 $1 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


5c Ultramarine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #882 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

Edward MacDowell, pianist and composer.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $2 - $25 95
- - $100 98
Fall 2008 $2-$3 - - -
$11 95 - -
Spring 2009 $1 - - -
Fall 2009 $1-$4 - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$5 - - -
Fall 2010 $1 - - -
$5 95 - -
$30 98 - -
Spring 2011 $1-$4 - - -
$5 95 - -
Fall 2011 $2-$7 - - -
2012 $1-$8 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
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2018 - - - -


10c Dark Brown
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #883 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
photograph of Ethelbert Nevin, pianist and composer.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $10-$15 - - -
- - - -
Fall 2008 $7-$18 - - -
Spring 2009 $5 - - -
Fall 2009 $6-$8 - - -
Spring 2010 $3-$4 - - -
Fall 2010 $3-$12 - - -
Spring 2011 $6-$9 - - -
$5 95 - -
$28 98 - -
Fall 2011 $8-$21 - - -
$22 95 - -
2012 $5-$9 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


1c Bright Blue Green
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #884 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
self portrait by Gilbert Stuart, painter.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 - $25 95
$15 95 $110 98
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
$10 95 - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
$27 98 - -
$140 100 - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 < $1 - - -
Fall 2010 < $1 - - -
Spring 2011 $1-$3 - - -
$5 95 - -
$28 98 - -
Fall 2011 $1 - - -
2012 $1-$2 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


2c Rose Carmine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #885 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
photograph of James Whistler, the painter.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - - -
$15 95 - -
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
$7 95 - -
Fall 2009 $1 - - -
Spring 2010 < $1 - - -
Fall 2010 < $1 - $90 100
Spring 2011 $1-$3 - - -
$14 98 - -
Fall 2011 $1 - - -
2012 $1-$5 - - -
$14 90 - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
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2018 - - - -



Portrait of the painters mother by James Whistler.
This painting was a favourite of FDR who used it
for the stamp whose design is accredited to him.
See below


3c Bright Red Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #886 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
photograph of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, sculptor.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - $28 95
$15 95 - -
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
Spring 2009 < $1 - - -
$4-$7 95 - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
Spring 2010 < $1 - - -
Fall 2010 < $1 - - -
$5 95 - -
$29 98 - -
Spring 2011 $1-$2 - - -
$5 95 - -
Fall 2011 $2 - - -
2012 $1-$2 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
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2018 - - - -



Augustus Saint-Gaudens standing by one
of his monuments. He was also famous
for creating many of the bas reliefs of
US coins.



5c Ultramarine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #887 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

Daniel Chester French, American sculptor who specialized in
large works. His most famous piece is shown below.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1-$6 - $25 95
$15 95 $100 98
Fall 2008 $1-$4 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - - -
Fall 2009 $1-$3 - - -
Spring 2010 $1-$4 - - -
Fall 2010 $2-$5 - - -
Spring 2011 $2-$5 - - -
$7 95 - -
Fall 2011 $1-$5 - - -
2012 $1-$4 - - -
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Abraham Lincoln sculpture, the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC.
Created by Daniel Chester French


10c Dark Brown
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #888 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
photograph of Frederic Remington, artist,
famous for his paintings of the American
West in the day of the wild wild West.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $2-$5 - $100 98
$15 95 - -
Fall 2008 $3-$6 - - -
Spring 2009 $2-$8 - $180 100
Fall 2009 $4-$11 - $25 100
Spring 2010 $7 - - -
Fall 2010 $4-$12 - $80 100
Spring 2011 $4-$7 - - -
$5-$7 95 - -
Fall 2011 $4-$7 - - -
2012 $5-$12 - - -
2013 - - - -
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Coming and Going of the Pony Express
Frederic Remington


1c Bright Blue Green
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #889 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
painting of Eli Whitney, inventor
of the cotton gin and also a son
of my town; Savannah, Georgia .

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 - $28 95
$15 95 $110 98
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - - -
Fall 2009 < $1 - - -
$15 98 - -
Spring 2010 < $1 - - -
Fall 2010 $1 - - -
Spring 2011 $1 - - -
$14 95 - -
$16 98 - -
Fall 2011 $2-$6 - - -
2012 $1 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


2c Rose Carmine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #890 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
photograph of Samuel Morse, inventor
of the telegraph.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $1 - $25 95
$10 95 $110 98
Fall 2008 $1-$5 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - - -
Fall 2009 $1 - - -
$3 95 - -
$12 98 - -
Spring 2010 $1 - - -
Fall 2010 < $1 - $90 100
$4 95 - -
Spring 2011 $1-$3 - - -
Fall 2011 $1-$6 - - -
2012 $1-$2 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


3c Bright Red Violet
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #891 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp's design originated from this
photograph of Cyrus Hall McCormick
who is credited with the development
of the mechanical reaper, which
allowed a farmer to reap a crop five
times faster than the hand scythe.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 < $1 - $25 95
$10 95 $100 98
- - $280 100
Fall 2008 $1 - - -
Spring 2009 $1 - $110-$170 100
$35 98 - -
Fall 2009 $1-$5 - $100 100
Spring 2010 $1 - - -
Fall 2010 < $1 - $80 100
Spring 2011 $1-$2 - - -
Fall 2011 $1-$4 - - -
2012 $1-$2 - - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -


5c Ultramarine
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #892 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The stamp has a representation of this Elias Howe
portrait. Elias Howe did not invent the Sewing Machine
(that credit goes to Walter Hunt), but he did invent
a sewing machine with the lockstitch design.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $3 - $28 95
$10 95 - -
Fall 2008 $1-$5 - - -
Spring 2009 $3-$6 - $150-$160 100
Fall 2009 $2-$5 - $100 100
Spring 2010 $4-$5 - - -
Fall 2010 $1-$2 - $80 100
Spring 2011 $2-$5 - - -
$10 90 - -
$9 95J - -
Fall 2011 $4-$8 - - -
2012 $3-$10 - - -
$100 98 - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -



10c Dark Brown
Rotary Press Printing - Perf. 10 ½ x 11
Scott #893 - 1940
Prices for a plate block of four
Graded prices are for singles

The portrait on the stamp was stylized from this
well-known photo of Alexander Graham Bell.
Bell was the inventor of the telephone.

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH Graded MNH Graded
Spring 2008 $10-$15 - $25 95
$10-$27 95 - -
Fall 2008 $15-$24 - - -
Spring 2009 $19-$21 - - -
Fall 2009 $10-$17 - - -
Spring 2010 $10-$17 - - -
Fall 2010 $9-$13 - - -
$5 95 - -
Spring 2011 $17 - - -
$13 95 - -
$21 98 - -
Fall 2011 $13-$19 - - -
$15 95 - -
2012 $10-$25 - - -
$65 98 - -
$65 100 - -
2013 - - - -
2014 - - - -
2015 - - - -
2016 - - - -
2017 - - - -
2018 - - - -