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Identifiers for U.S. Regular Issues
A Year-by-Year Look at U.S. Stamps
Classic U.S. 1847-1869 Identifier Guide
U.S. Bank Note Postage Stamp Guide


1847 Identifiers
Cat. # 1 and Cat. # 2
Cat. # 1 Vs Cat. # 3
Cat. # 2 Vs Cat. # 4


1851 Identifiers
Cat. # 5 to Cat. # 47

1861 Identifiers
Cat. # 63 to Cat. # 111

1869 Pictorial Identifiers
Cat. # 112 to Cat. # 133

1870-1890 Bank Note Identifiers
Cat. # 134 to Cat. # 229
1¢ Franklin - Secret Marks & Re-engraved
2¢ Jackson - Secret Marks & New Color
3¢ Washington - Secret Marks & Re-engraved
6¢ Lincoln - Secret Marks & Re-engraved
7¢ Stanton- Secret Marks
10¢ Jefferson - Secret Marks & Re-engraved
12¢ Clay - Secret Marks


1894-1898 "Triangles" Identifiers
Cat. # 247 to Cat. # 284
Types of the 2¢ Washington of 1894-98
10¢ Webster - Cat. # 282C Vs 283
$1 Perry - Cat. # 261 Vs 261A


1902 Series
Cat. # 300 to Cat. # 322
Types I & 2 of the 1903 2¢ - Cat. # 319 & 320

Articles of General Interest
The Art of Printing Line-Engraved Stamps
Quantity Issued Estimates for Classic U.S.
Guide to the Grills on U.S. Stamps
U.S. Bank Note Stamp Paper Types 
The Secret Marks of the U.S. Banknote Issues
Watermarks on U.S. Postage Stamps
Flat Plate Vs Rotary Press Vs Offset
Private Perforations
Gum Breakers on U.S. Stamps
Wet Vs Dry Printing Methods

1908-1922 Series - Washington Franklins
Franklins: Cat. # 331//547
Washingtons: Cat. # 332//546
The Washington Franklin Identifier
Chart of All 1¢ Franklins
Chart of All Two Cents in Letters Washingtons
Chart of All 1¢ Washingtons 
Chart of All 2¢ in Numerals Washingtons
Chart of All 3¢ Washingtons
Chart of All 4¢ Washingtons
Chart of All 5¢ Cent Washingtons
Types I, Ia, II and III - Flat Plate 2¢
Types IV, V, Va, VI and VII of the Offset 2¢
Types I & II of the Flat Plate 3¢
Types III & IV of the Offset 3¢

1922-1935 Series
Cat. # 551 // Cat. # 723
Cat. # 599 Vs 599A and 634 Vs 634A


1933-1935 Farleys
Farley's Follies Identifier
Position Pieces on the Farleys


1938 Series - The Prexies
Cat. # 803-834 and 839-851
Prexie Coils of 1939

1954 to Present
Liberty Series - Cat. # 1030 to Cat. # 1059A
Prominent Americans - Cat. # 1278//Cat. # 1402
Americana Series - Cat. # 1581//Cat. # 1816
Great Americans - Cat. # 1844//Cat. # 2943
Transportation Coils - Cat. # 1897//Cat. # 2468
Perforations on Modern Issues


Newspapers & Periodicals
1865 - Cat. # PR1-PR8
1875-1894 - Cat. # PR9-PR101
1895 - Cat. # PR102-PR125

Departmental and Official Stamps
1873 & 1879 Agriculture - Cat. # O1-O9 & O94-95
1873 Executive - Cat. # O10-O14
1873 & 1879 Interior - Cat. # O15-O24 & O96-O103
1873 & 1879 Justice - Cat. # O25-O34 & O106-O107
1873 Navy - Cat. # O35-O45
1873 & 1879 Post Office - Cat. # O47-O56 & O108
1873 State - Cat. # O57-O71
1873 & 1879 Treasury - Cat. # O72-82 & O109-13
1873 & 1879 War - Cat. # O83-93 & O114-120

Postage Due Stamps
1879 Design - American - Cat. # J1-J28
1894 Design - BEP - Cat. # J29-J68
1930 Design - Cat. # J69-J86
1959 Design - Cat. # J87-J101

Special Delivery & Parcel Post Stamps
Special Delivery - Cat. # E1-E23
Parcel Post - Cat. # Q1-Q12 & JQ1-JQ5

Air Mail Stamps
Air Mail 1918-1944 - Cat. # C1-C31
Air Mail 1946-1969 - Cat. # C32-C76

Special Handling Stamps
Special Handling - Cat. # QE1-QE4



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