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Savings issues

Postal Savings issues

Postal Savings stamps were issued in three batches:  1911 (Scott PS1 and PS4), 1936-40 (Scott PS6-PS10), and 1941 (Scott PS11-PS15).

Booklet panes of Scott PS11b are known with plate numbers.  Plate numbers should appear on booklet panes of Scott PS12b but none have been reported.

Scott PS1, 10 orange, Plate number 5505 R

Scott PS4, 10 deep blue, perf 12, Plate number 21485 R

Scott PS7, 10 deep ultramarine, Plate number 22540 L

Scott PS8, 25, Plate number 22543 L

Scott PS9, 50, Plate number 22544 L

Scott PS10, $1, Plate number 22545 L

Scott PS11, 10, Plate number 22722 UL

Scott PS11b var, 10 booklet single with plate number 147086 appearing on the tab, photographically cropped from a booklet pane of 10 (Scott PS11b)

Scott PS12, 25, Plate number 22725 LR

Scott PS13, 50, Plate number 22719 UL

Scott PS14, $1, Plate number 22720 LL

Scott PS15, $5, Plate number 22730 B

Savings stamps

Savings stamps were issued from 1954-61.

Booklet panes of Scott S1a and S2a are known with plate numbers.  Plate numbers for booklet panes of Scott S6a and S7a were printed too far from the stamp design and none are known.

Scott S1, 10, Plate number 166043 UL

Scott S1b, 10, Plate number 167089 LR

Scott S2, 25, Plate number 165007 LL

Scott S3, 50, Plate number 165050 UL

Scott S3a, 50, Plate number 166741 LR

Scott S4, $1, Plate number 166098 UL

Scott S5, $5, Plate number 166068 B

Scott S6, 25 with 48-star flag, Plate number 166946 LL

Scott S7, 25 with 50-star flag, Plate number 167486 LR

Treasury Savings stamp

The sole Treasury Savings stamp was issued in 1920.

Scott TS1, $1, Plate number 73197 B

War Savings stamps

War Savings stamps were issued in two batches.  The first series helped to finance World War I (1917 issues, Scott WS1-WS3, and 1919-20 issues, Scott WS4-WS6).  The second series was issued to help finance World War II (1942 issues, Scott WS7-WS11, plus coil issues Scott WS12 and WS13).

Scott WS1, 25, Plate number 59045 B.  (Image courtesy of Wallace Cleland)

Scott WS5, $5, Plate number 67550 T

Scott WS7, 10, Plate number 149494 LL

Scott WS8, 25, Plate number 150708 UR

Scott WS9, 50, Plate number 149591 UR

Scott WS10, $1, Plate number 149596 UR

Scott WS11, $5, Plate number F 150131 T

Scott WS12, 10 coil, showing partial plate number 153286

 

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