Washington Replaces Franklinon One Cent; New 7¢ Added 405 406 407 Scott Number Mint Used Series of 1912-14 Single Line Watermark, Perforated 12 405 1¢ green....................... $15.00 $.30 406 2¢ carmine................... 11.00 .20 407 7¢ black ....................... 115.00 18.50 408 409 1912 Imperforate Stamps 408 1¢ green....................... 2.75 1.95 409 2¢ carmine................... 3.75 1.50 410, 412 411, 413 Washington1912 Coil StampsSingle Line WatermarkPerforated 81/2 Horizontally410 1¢ green....................... 9.50 13.00 411 2¢ carmine................... 12.50 13.00 1912 Perforated 81/2 Vertically412 1¢ green....................... 32.00 25.00 413 2¢ carmine................... 70.00 22.50 414 415 416, 433 417, 435 418, 437 419, 438 420, 439 421, 440 Franklin Series of 1912-14 Single Line Watermark, Perforated 12 414 8¢ olive green .............. 70.00 1.75 415 9¢ salmon red.............. 85.00 22.50 416 10¢ orange yellow........ 69.00 .50 417 12¢ claret brown .......... 77.50 6.00 418 15¢ gray....................... 140.00 5.50 419 20¢ ultramarine............ 275.00 27.50 420 30¢ orange red ............ 160.00 29.00 421 50¢ violet ..................... 525.00 40.00 Watermarks Change, butDouble Line Paper Remains When a stronger Single Line Watermark was introduced, a quantity of Double Line paper remained. So 50¢ and $1 stamps (422 & 423) were printed on Double Line paper, though the 50¢ was also printed on the new Single Line (421). 422 423 Franklin Scott Number Mint Used 1912 Double Line Watermark 422 50¢ violet ..................... $350.00 $42.50 423 $1 violet brown............. 675.00 125.00 Perforations Changed in 1914from “12” to “10” The Postal Service received complaints, particularly from heavy-user businesses, that sheets perforated 12 were too brittle and fell apart at the slightest touch. Thus, to strengthen the sheets, perforating machines were altered to 10 perforations per 2 centimeters – beginning with the 1914 issues listed below as well as the #401-04 Commemoratives on previous page. 424 425 426 427 428 429 Washington 430 431 432 Washington Franklin Series of 1914-15 Single Line Watermark, Perforated 10 424 1¢ green....................... 7.00 .20 425 2¢ rose red................... 5.50 .20 426 3¢ deep violet .............. 32.50 3.50 427 4¢ brown...................... 55.00 .75 428 5¢ blue......................... 52.00 .75 429 6¢ red orange .............. 70.00 3.25 430 7¢ black ....................... 150.00 8.00 431 8¢ olive green .............. 77.50 4.50 432 9¢ salmon red.............. 82.50 15.00 433 10¢ orange yellow........ 80.00 2.00 434 11¢ dark green............. 47.50 15.00 435 12¢ claret brown .......... 40.00 6.00 437 15¢ gray....................... 175.00 10.00 438 20¢ ultramarine............ 250.00 8.50 439 30¢ orange red ............ 400.00 22.50 440 50¢ violet ..................... 750.00 45.00 15 441, 443,442, 444, 449, 446 448, 452 453, 454, 455 Washington Scott Number Mint Used 1914 Flat Plate Coil StampsPerforated 10 Horizontally 441 1¢ green....................... $2.00 $2.25 442 2¢ carmine................... 21.00 42.50 1914 Perforated 10 Vertically 443 1¢ green....................... 55.00 45.00 444 2¢ carmine................... 79.00 30.00 445 3¢ violet ....................... 400.00 260.00 446 4¢ brown...................... 300.00 150.00 447 5¢ blue......................... 75.00 125.00 1915 Rotary Press Coil StampsPerforated 10 Horizontally 448 1¢ green....................... 10.00 15.00 449 2¢ red (I) ...................... 3,500.00 600.00 450 2¢ carmine (III)............. 25.00 22.00 457 458 Washington 1914-16 Perforated 10 Vertically 452 1¢ green....................... 22.50 21.00 453 2¢ carmine rose (I)....... 200.00 25.00 454 2¢ red (II) ..................... 139.00 22.00 455 2¢ carmine (III)............. 17.00 3.25 456 3¢ violet (I)................... 450.00 240.00 457 4¢ brown...................... 55.00 40.00 458 5¢ blue......................... 47.50 45.00 459 Washington 1914 Imperforate Coil Stamp 459 2¢ carmine (I)............... 675.00 - - - 460 461 Franklin Washington 1915 Flat Plate PrintingDouble Line Watermark Perforated 10 460 $1 violet black.............. 1,250.00 160.00 1915 Single Line WatermarkPerforated 11 461 2¢ pale carmine red..... 250.00 325.00 Visit www.MysticStamp.com for more conditions and formats like pairs and Plate Blocks.
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