SPECIAL NOTE:   There are many United States stamps that look similar to the rarities listed below. Some of the differences between expensive rarities and common stamps can be subtle, including differences in perforation, shade and size. These stamps should have certificates from a recognized expertizing committee, such as The Philatelic Foundation or Professional Stamp Experts.

Census Information on Rare United States Stamps


19th Century Issues

Checklist of Presidents of the United States Includes dates of birth and death, dates in office, their political parties and their Vice Presidents
Proofs and Essays IntroductionIntroduction to Roosevelt Small Die Proofs on Wove Paper (Scott P2)
Introduction to Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove Paper (Scott P2a)
Brattleboro, Vermont Postmaster’s Provisional Introduction
1845 New York Postmaster’s Provisional Introduction
1847 Issue Introduction
1851 One-Cent Franklin Introduction
1851 Three-Cent Washington Introduction
1856 Five-Cent Jefferson Introduction
1855 Ten-Cent Washington Introduction
1851 Twelve-Cent Washington Introduction
1857 — 60 Issue Introduction
1861 — 66 Issue Introduction
CENSUS INFORMATION FOR 1861 — 66 ISSUE
1¢ Indigo,
First Design Census (Scott No. 55)
5¢ Brown,
First Design Census (Scott No. 57)
12¢ Intense Black,
First Design Census (Scott No. 59)
30¢ Red Orange,
First Color Census (Scott No. 61)
90¢ Blue,
First Design Census (Scott No. 62)

1867 — 68 Grilled Issues Introduction
CENSUS INFORMATION FOR 1867 — 68 Grilled ISSUE
5¢ Brown, A. Grill Census (Scott No. 80)
30¢ Orange, A. Grill Census (Scott No. 81)
3¢ Rose, B. Grill Census (Scott No. 82)

Z Grill Introduction
CENSUS INFORMATION FOR Z Grill
1¢ Blue, Z. Grill Census (Scott No. 85A)
10¢ Green, Z. Grill Census (Scott No. 85D)
15¢ Black, Z. Grill Census (Scott No. 85F)

1869 Pictorial Issue Introduction
1869 Pictorial Inverts Introduction
1870 — 75 National & Continental
Bank Note Issues Introduction
1875 Continental Special Printings Introduction
CENSUS INFORMATION FOR 1875 Continental Special Printings
2¢ Carmine Vermilion,
Continental Special Printing Census (Scott No. 180)
5¢ Bright Blue,
Continental Special Printing Census (Scott No. 181)

1879 — 93
American Bank Note Company Issues Introduction
1880 — 84 American Bank Note Company
Special Printings Introduction
CENSUS INFORMATION FOR 1880 — 84
American Bank Note Co. Special Printings
1¢ Dark Ultramarine,
American Bank Note Company
Special Printing Census (Scott 192)
3¢ Blue Green,
American Bank Note Company
Special Printing Census (Scott 194)
2¢ Scarlet Vermilion,
American Bank Note Company
Special Printing Census (Scott No. 203)
5¢ Deep Blue,
American Bank Note Company
Special Printing Census (Scott No. 204)
5¢ Gray Brown,
American Bank Note Company
Special Printing Census (Scott No. 205C)
4¢ Deep Blue Green,
American Bank Note Company
Special Printing Census (Scott No. 211D)

1893 Columbian Issue Introduction
1894 — 98 Bureau Issues Introduction
1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue Introduction

20th Century Issues

1901 Pan-American Issue Introduction
1902 — 08 Issue Introduction
CENSUS INFORMATION FOR 1902 — 08 ISSUE
4¢ Brown,
Imperf, Schermack Ty. III Private Perf
Unused Census (Scott No. 314A)
1¢ Blue Green,
Vertical Coil Census (Scott No. 316)
2¢ Carmine,
Ty. I, Vertical Coil Census (Scott No. 321)

1908 — 15 Washington-Franklin Series Introduction
Orangeburg Coil (Scott 389) Introduction
1913 — 17 Washington-Franklin Series Introduction
1914 Compound Perforations Introduction
CENSUS INFORMATION FOR 1914 Compound Perforations
1¢ Green,
Perf 12 x 10 (Scott 423A; formerly Scott 424a)
2¢ Rose Red,
Perf 12 x 10 (Scott 423B; formerly Scott 425d)
5¢ Blue,
Perf 12 x 10 (Scott 423C; formerly Scott 428a)
1¢ Green,
Perf 10 x 12 (Scott 423D; formerly Scott 424b)
2¢ Rose Red,
Perf 10 x 12 (Scott 423E; formerly Scott 425c)

1917 — 23 Washington-Franklins Introduction
1922 — 29 Issue Introduction
1923 Rotary Perf 11 Rarities Introduction
CENSUS INFORMATION FOR 1923 Rotary Perf 11 Rarities
2¢ Deep Rose,
Ty. Ia, Imperf, Schermack Ty. III
Private Perf Census (Scott No. 482A)
1¢  Green, Rotary Perf 11(Scott #594)
1¢ Green,
Rotary Perf 11 Census (Scott No. 596)
2¢ Harding,
Rotary Perf 11 Census (Scott No. 613)


Back-of-book Issues

Air Post & Other Special Service Stamps Introduction
CENSUS INFORMATION FOR
Air Post & Other Special Service Stamps
1911, 25¢ Black,
Rodgers “Vin Fiz” Semi-Official Air Post Census
(Scott No. CL2)

History of United States Postal Relations with China
Timeline of Historical Events in China
Bibliography & Sources United States Post Office In China
U.S. Officials Introduction
U.S. Carriers and Locals Introduction
Confederate States Introduction


Other Countries

New Brunswick 1860 5-Cent Connell Issue Introduction
© Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. — All Rights Reserved