1927 COMMEMORATIVES 643 644 Green Mountain Boy Surrender of Burgoyne Scott Number Mint 643 2¢ Vermont Sesquicentennial $3.00 644 2¢ Burgoyne Campaign 5.95 1928 COMMEMORATIVES Order Number Mint YS1928 (645-50) 6 Stamps, complete. Save $3.00 Mint, $2.25 Used 53.95 Used $1.95 2.95 Used 32.95 645 646 Washington at Prayer Battle of Monmouth 645 2¢ Valley Forge Issue.. 2.50 .95 646 2¢ Battle of Monmouth 2.50 2.25 647 648 Discovery of Hawaii Discovery of Hawaii 647 2¢ carmine................... 9.00 4.75 648 5¢ dark blue................. 29.50 22.00 A Hawaiian Celebration This special issue of postage stamps was produced by overprinting the 2¢ and 5¢ stamps of the 1922-23 series with “Hawaii” across the top of the stamps and “1778-1928” below. They were released in Hawaiian Post Offices in connection with a gala celebration honoring the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Hawaiian Islands. 649 650 Wright Airplane Globe and Airplane International Civil Aeronautics Conference 649 2¢ carmine rose........... 3.50 1.50 650 5¢ blue......................... 9.95 3.75 1929 COMMEMORATIVES YS1929 (651, 654-57, 680-81) 7 Stamps, complete. Save $1.75 Mint, 75¢ Used........ 29.50 8.95 653 651 Nathan Hale Surrender of Fort Sackville 651 2¢ George Rogers Clark 2.25 1.00 1929 Regular Issue Stamp 653 1/2¢ olive brown............ .65 .20 654 655 656 Edison’s First Lamp 1929 Edison Commemoratives This was the first time a commemorative was produced in coil format. General Electric used the stamps on envelopes to honor its founder, Thomas A. Edison. Scott Number Mint Used Flat Plate Printing 654 2¢ perforated 11 .......... $2.25 $1.50 Rotary Press Printing 2.655 2¢ perforated 11x101/1.50 .45 Rotary Press Coil 656 2¢ perforated 10 .......... 19.50 2.75 657 Major General Sullivan Scott Number Mint Used Flat Plate Printing657 2¢ Sullivan Expedition . $1.75 $1.65 1929 Commemoratives 681 680 Ohio River Canal Lock No. 5 Wayne Memorial 680 2¢ Battle of Fallen Timbers............. 2.50 1.25 681 2¢ Ohio River Canalization 1.50 1.10 The “Kansas-Nebraskas” – Trial By Fury Post Office hold-ups were common in Kansas and Nebraska during the 1920s. Robbers stole stamps and took them to other states to sell. In 1929, overprinted stamps were experimented with in hopes of making 658 660659 661 662 664 663 665 666 667 668 Series of 1929, Rotary Press Printing Kansas Overprints658-68 1¢-10¢ 11 Stamps, complete. Save $41.50 Mint, $21.25 Used ...... $355.00 $219.00 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 1¢ Franklin, green........ 11/2¢ brown.................. 2¢ carmine................... 3¢ violet ....................... 4¢ yellow brown........... 5¢ deep blue................ 6¢ red orange .............. 7¢ black ....................... 8¢ olive green .............. 9¢ light rose ................. 10¢ orange yellow........ 21 5.00 6.25 5.25 35.00 45.00 21.00 42.50 45.00 125.00 21.50 45.00 4.75 6.00 1.00 35.00 22.00 13.50 24.00 32.50 70.00 14.00 17.50 it more difficult for stolen stamps to be sold. However, the overprints were often refused as valid postage by unaware postal workers. The public complained, and once the existing supply was used, the trial program was stopped. 669 671 670 672 673 675 674 676 677 678 Nebraska Overprints669-79 1¢-10¢ 11 Stamps, complete. Save $50.25 Mint, $32.45 Used ...... $450.00 $277.00 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 1¢ Franklin, green........ 11/2¢ brown.................. 2¢ carmine................... 3¢ violet ....................... 4¢ yellow brown........... 5¢ deep blue................ 6¢ red orange .............. 7¢ black ....................... 8¢ olive green .............. 9¢ light rose ................. 10¢ orange yellow........ 5.75 5.50 5.50 22.50 37.00 33.50 69.00 44.00 57.50 75.00 145.00 5.50 3.95 1.00 21.00 23.00 27.50 30.00 37.50 55.00 55.00 50.00
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