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The Newspaper and Periodical Stamps Designs of 1875
Stamps of 1875 were printed by the Continental Bank Note Company on "thin, hard" whitish paper (see below for Cat. # numbers for each design including Special Printings)
Stamps of 1879 were printed by the American Bank Note Company on soft porous paper
Stamps of 1894 were printed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing - All three printings were on 200-subject sheets and split into panes of 100 stamps



Cat. # Numbers for the Newspaper and Periodical Designs of 1875 (perf 12 - unwatermarked)

Denomination

Year

Description  Printing Company Cat. #
1885 Black to intense-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - soft, porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR81
1894 Intense black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom  Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR90

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1875 Black to greenish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - thin, hard, paper  Continental Bank Note Co. PR9
1875 Grayish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - thin, hard, paper - no gum  Continental Special Printing PR33
1879 Black to greenish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR57
1883 Intense Black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - soft porous, no gum American Special Printing PR80
1894 Intense-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - Soft wove paper Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR91

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1875 Black to grayish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom  - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR10
1875 Grayish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - thin, hard, paper - no gum  Continental Special Printing PR34
1879 Gray- to intense- black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR58

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1875 Black to greenish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom  - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR11
1875 Grayish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - thin, hard, paper - no gum  Continental Special Printing PR35
1879 Greenish- to intense- black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR59
1894 Intense black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom  Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR92

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1875 Black to greenish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom  - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR12
1875 Grayish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - thin, hard, paper - no gum  Continental Special Printing PR36
1879 Greenish- to intense- black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - soft porous paper  American Bank Note Co. PR60
1894 Black to greenish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom  Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR93

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1875 Black to greenish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom  - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR13
1875 Grayish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - thin, hard, paper - no gum  Continental Special Printing PR37
1879 Black to greenish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR61

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1875 Black to grayish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom  - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR14
1875 Grayish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - thin, hard, paper - no gum  Continental Special Printing PR38

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10¢ 1875 Black to greenish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom  - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR15
10¢ 1875 Grayish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - thin, hard, paper - no gum  Continental Special Printing PR39
10¢ 1879 Black to greenish-black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom - soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR62
10¢ 1894 Intense black - The Capitol Dome Statue of Freedom  Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR94

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12¢ 1875 Pale-rose to rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR16
12¢ 1875 Pale-rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR40
12¢ 1879 Red - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR63
12¢ 1885 Rose- to Deep- carmine - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper American Bank Note Co. PR82
12¢ 1894 Pink - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR95

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24¢ 1875 Pale-rose to rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR17
24¢ 1875 Pale-rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR41
24¢ 1879 Red - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR64
24¢ 1885 Rose- to Deep- carmine - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper American Bank Note Co. PR83
24¢ 1894 Pink - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR96

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36¢ 1875 Pale-rose to rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR18
36¢ 1875 Pale-rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR42
36¢ 1879 Red - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice- soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR65
36¢ 1885 Rose- to Deep- carmine - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper American Bank Note Co. PR84
36¢ 1894 Pink - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR97

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48¢ 1875 Pale-rose to rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR19
48¢ 1875 Pale-rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR43
48¢ 1879 Red - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice- soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR66
48¢ 1885 Carmine to deep carmine - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper American Bank Note Co. PR85

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60¢ 1875 Pale-rose to rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR20
60¢ 1875 Pale-rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR44
60¢ 1879 Red - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice- soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR67
60¢ 1885 Carmine to deep carmine - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper American Bank Note Co. PR86
60¢ 1894 Pink - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR98

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72¢ 1875 Pale-rose to rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR21
72¢ 1875 Pale-rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR45
72¢ 1879 Red - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice- soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR68
72¢ 1885 Rose carmine to deep carmine - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper American Bank Note Co. PR87

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84¢ 1875 Pale-rose to rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR22
84¢ 1875 Pale-rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR46
84¢ 1879 Red - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice- soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR69
84¢ 1885 Carmine to rose carmine - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper American Bank Note Co. PR88

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96¢ 1875 Pale-rose to rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR23
96¢ 1875 Pale-rose - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR47
96¢ 1879 Red - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice- soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR70
96¢ 1885 Carmine to rose carmine - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper American Bank Note Co. PR89
96¢ 1894 Pink - Lustitia, Goddess of Justice - Soft wove paper Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR99

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$1.92 1875 Dark Brown - Ceres, Goddess of Agriculture  - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR24
$1.92 1875 Dark Brown - Ceres, Goddess of Agriculture  - thin, hard, paper - no gum  Continental Special Printing PR48
$1.92 1879 Pale Brown to Brown - Ceres, Goddess of Agriculture - soft porous paper   American Bank Note Co. PR71

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$3 1875 Vermilion - Goddess of Victory - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR25
$3 1875 Vermilion - Goddess of Victory - thin, hard, paper Continental Special Printing PR49
$3 1879 Red vermilion - Goddess of Victory - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR72
$3 1894

Scarlet - Goddess of Victory - Soft wove paper

Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR100

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$6 1875 Ultramarine - Clio,  Goddess of High Aspirations - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR26
$6 1875 Ultramarine - Clio,  Goddess of High Aspirations - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR50
$6 1879 Blue - Clio,  Goddess of High Aspirations - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR73
$6 1894

Pale Blue - Clio,  Goddess of High Aspirations - soft porous paper

Bureau of Engraving & Printing PR101

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$9 1875 Yellow orange - Minerva,  Goddess of Wisdom - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR27
$9 1875 Yellow orange - Minerva,  Goddess of Wisdom - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR51
$9 1879 Orange - Minerva,  Goddess of Wisdom - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR74

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$12 1875 Blue green - Vesta, Goddess of Hearth and Home - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR28
$12 1875 Blue green - Vesta, Goddess of Hearth and Home - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR52
$12 1879 Yellow green - Vesta, Goddess of Hearth and Home - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR75

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$24 1875 Dark grayish violet - Pax, Goddess of Peace  - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR29
$24 1875 Dark grayish violet - Pax, Goddess of Peace  - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR53
$24 1879 Dark violet - Pax, Goddess of Peace - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR76

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$36 1875 Brown rose - Goddess of Commerce  - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR30
$36 1875 Brown rose - Goddess of Commerce  - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR54
$36 1879 Indian red - Goddess of Commerce - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR77

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$48 1875 Red Brown - Hebe, Goddess of Youth - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR31
$48 1875 Red Brown - Hebe, Goddess of Youth - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR55
$48 1879 Yellow Brown - Hebe, Goddess of Youth - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR78

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$60 1875 Violet - Indian Maiden  - thin, hard, paper Continental Bank Note Co. PR32
$60 1875 Violet - Indian Maiden  - thin, hard, paper - no gum Continental Special Printing PR56
$60 1879 Purple - Indian Maiden - soft porous paper American Bank Note Co. PR79


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