#210-11 – Complete Set, 1883 American Bank Notes

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Own the Two New Denominations Added to the Classic American Banknote Series in 1883 – Both Stamps in One Easy Order!

U.S. #210
1883 2¢ Washington

Issued: October 1, 1883
Quantity issued:
 4,490,699,200 (estimate)
Printed by: American Bank Note Company
Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 12
Color: Red brown
 
In March 1883, Congress passed an act which lowered the First Class mail rate from 3¢ per half ounce to 2¢ per half ounce, thus creating the need for this stamp. The new lower rate dramatically increased the volume of mail.
 
 
U.S. #211
1883 4¢ Jackson


Issued: October 1, 1883
Quantity issued:
 76, 164,425 (estimate)
Printed by: American Bank Note Company
Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 12
Color: Blue green

In March 1883, Congress passed an act that lowered the First Class mail rate from 3¢ per half ounce to 2¢ per half ounce, thus creating the need for new 2¢ and 4¢ stamps. The new lower rate dramatically increased the volume of mail. This stamp was also issued when the lower postage rate went into effect, and was used to pay postage on double-weight letters (letters weighing one ounce). Both stamps were widely used and fairly common today.
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Own the Two New Denominations Added to the Classic American Banknote Series in 1883 – Both Stamps in One Easy Order!

U.S. #210
1883 2¢ Washington

Issued: October 1, 1883
Quantity issued:
 4,490,699,200 (estimate)
Printed by: American Bank Note Company
Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 12
Color: Red brown
 
In March 1883, Congress passed an act which lowered the First Class mail rate from 3¢ per half ounce to 2¢ per half ounce, thus creating the need for this stamp. The new lower rate dramatically increased the volume of mail.
 
 
U.S. #211
1883 4¢ Jackson


Issued: October 1, 1883
Quantity issued:
 76, 164,425 (estimate)
Printed by: American Bank Note Company
Method: Flat plate
Watermark: None
Perforation: 12
Color: Blue green

In March 1883, Congress passed an act that lowered the First Class mail rate from 3¢ per half ounce to 2¢ per half ounce, thus creating the need for new 2¢ and 4¢ stamps. The new lower rate dramatically increased the volume of mail. This stamp was also issued when the lower postage rate went into effect, and was used to pay postage on double-weight letters (letters weighing one ounce). Both stamps were widely used and fairly common today.