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....................... $15.00 406 2¢ carmine................... 11.00 407 7¢ black ....................... 115.00 408 409 1912 Imperforate Stamps 408 1¢ green....................... 2.75 409 2¢ carmine................... 3.75 410, 412 411, 413 Washington1912 Coil StampsSingle Line WatermarkPerforated 81/2 Horizontally410 1¢ green....................... 9.50 411 2¢ carmine................... 12.50 1912 Perforated 81/2 Vertically412 1¢ green....................... 32.00 413 2¢ carmine................... 70.00 414 415 416, 433 417, 435 418, 437 419, 438 420, 439 421, 440 Franklin Series of 1912-14 Single Line Watermark, Perforated 12 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 8¢ olive green .............. 9¢ salmon red.............. 10¢ orange yellow........ 12¢ claret brown .......... 15¢ gray....................... 20¢ ultramarine............ 30¢ orange red ............ 50¢ violet ..................... $.30 .20 18.50 1.95 1.50 13.00 13.00 25.00 22.50 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. 424 425 426 441, 443,442, 444, 449, 446 448, 452 453, 454, 455 Washington Scott Number Mint 1914 Flat Plate Coil StampsPerforated 10 Horizontally 441 1¢ green....................... $2.00 442 2¢ carmine................... 21.00 1914 Perforated 10 Vertically 443 1¢ green....................... 55.00 444 2¢ carmine................... 79.00 Used $2.25 42.50 45.00 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)....... 210.00 25.00 454 2¢ red (II) ..................... 135.00 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 Interest-Free Time Payments Available On Stamps $200 or More 70.00 85.00 69.00 77.50 140.00 275.00 160.00 525.00 1.75 22.50 .50 6.00 5.50 27.50 29.00 40.00 427 428 429 Washington 430 431 432 Washington Franklin Series of 1914-15 Single Line Watermark, Perforated 10 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 437 438 439 440 1¢ green....................... 2¢ rose red................... 3¢ deep violet .............. 4¢ brown...................... 5¢ blue......................... 6¢ red orange .............. 7¢ black ....................... 8¢ olive green .............. 9¢ salmon red.............. 10¢ orange yellow........ 11¢ dark green............. 12¢ claret brown .......... 15¢ gray....................... 20¢ ultramarine............ 30¢ orange red ............ 50¢ violet ..................... 15 7.00 .20 5.50 .20 32.50 3.50 55.00 .75 52.00 .75 70.00 3.25 150.00 8.00 77.50 4.50 82.50 15.00 80.00 2.00 47.50 15.00 40.00 6.00 175.00 10.00 250.00 8.50 400.00 22.50 750.00 45.00
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