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3 c red 6 c green 6 c red 10 c green
1 c blue on yellow 3 c red 6 c red 10 c green
I've been told that the next cuts are reprints, I have no further information:
Forgeries exist, examples:
(Forgeries of the 3 c and 10 c produced in Germany)
There is even a forgery of the 10 c value in the wrong colour blue (see image above for example).
2 c black on yellow (or brown), inscription 'U.S. POSTAGE' 2 c black on yellow (or brown), inscription 'U.S.POST'
(Larger '6' left and right)
3 c red 3 c red (larger '3' left and right, 1864) 3 c brown (larger '3', 1865) 6 c red 6 c red (larger '6' left and right, 1864) 6 c violet (larger '6', 1865)
9 c yellow 10 c green 12 c brown and red on yellow 12 c brown 18 c red 20 c blue and red on yellow 24 c green and red on yellow 24 c blue 30 c green 40 c black and red on yellow 40 c red
6 c brown 7 c red 10 c brown 12 c violet 15 c yellow 24 c violet 30 c black 90 c red
1 c blue 2 c red 3 c green 5 c blue 90 c violet (1887)
3 c green 3 c red
Both values exist in two types: with single or double lines below 'POSTAGE' (the red one with double line being very rare).
Four different types of forgeries exist of this issue, the next one has the wrong colour (blue):
The red forgeries above (with the '8' cancel and the bar cancel) are known as the French or type II forgery. The green stamp is known as the English (or type I) forgery.
2 c red (1883) 2 c brown (1884) 4 c green (1883) 5 c brown
1 c blue 2 c green 4 c red 4 c brown (1899) 5 c blue 30 c brown
1 c blue 2 c lilac 5 c brown 10 c brown
1 c green
2 c red 4 c brown 5 c blue
1 c green 2 c red 4 c black 5 c blue
1 c green 2 c red 3 c violet 4 c black 5 c blue 5 c black Surcharged '2' on 1 c green '2' on 2 c red '2' on 3 c violet
The period from 1908 to 1920 is not yet listed by me.
(Later issue of 1920; 2 c on 1 c)
A lettersheet envelope was issued in 1887 (head of Grant):
(Lettersheet Envelope of 1887)
There exist some official postal stationery with inscription 'WAR DEPT' or 'POST OFFICE DEPT' (issued 1870), see under 'official stamps' for more details.
Another official envelope has the inscription 'UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE' in an ellipse, example:
(Reduced size, exists also in black, issued in 1877)
Envelope for the 'US POSTAL SAVINGS':
(Reduced size, issued in 1911 in the values 1 c black, 1 c green and 2 c red)
The first postcard was issued in 1871.
(This postcard was issued in 1875)
(A postcard issued in 1891 with the portrait of Grant)
Other designs exist.