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New Designs
of 1883
2¢ Washington 4¢ Jackson

President: Chester A. Arthur
Postmasters General: 1/1-4/2: Timothy O. Howe · 4/3-12/31: Walter Q. Gresham
Domestic Letter Rate: 1/1-3/2: 3¢ per 1/2 oz. · 3/3-12/31: 2¢ per 1/2 oz.
Card Rate: 1¢ · Registry Fee: 10¢ · Foreign Rate: 5¢

New Designs of U.S. Postage Stamps Issued in 1883
American Bank Note Company - Soft Porous Paper - Perf 12 - 200 Subject Plates

Scott 210 - Two Cent Red Brown Washington - EDU: Oct. 1, 1883 (FDC) - 4,490,699,200 issued
Scott 211 - Four Cent Blue Green Jackson - EDU: Oct. 1, 1883 (FDC) - 76,164,425 issued
Scott 211B - Two Cent Pale Red Brown Washington - ABNCo. Special Printing ~1000 specimens issued
Scott 211D - Four Cent Deep Blue Green Jackson - ABNCo. Special Printing - 26 copies were sold

see also: Designs of the 1870-1888 Regular Issues

Commemoratives: The first Commemorative stamps were not issued until 1893
Special Delivery: The first Special Delivery stamps were not issued until 1885


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