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Table of World Stamps Issued Prior to July 1, 1845

 

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49 of the 64 pre-July 1, 1845 stamps—77% of the world’s total—were issued in the United States

Issue Date

Country

Issuing Authority

Type

Stamp

Scott No.

1840 May 6

Great Britain

Post Office

Postage

1p Black

1

1840 May 6

Great Britain

Post Office

Postage

2p Blue

2

1840 May

Great Britain

Post Office

Postage

1p Black VR Official

O1

1841 February 10

Great Britain

Post Office

Postag

1p Red

3

1841 March 13

Great Britain

Post Office

Postage

2p Blue with Lines

4

1842 February 1

United States

City Despatch Post

Local Post

3c Black on Grayish

40L1

1842 August 16

United States

U.S. City Despatch Post

Govt. Carrier

3c Black on Grayish

6LB1

1842 September 1

United States

U.S. City Despatch Post

Govt. Carrier

3c Black on Light Blue

6LB3

1842 December

United States

Philadelphia Despatch Post

Local Post

3c Black

15L2

1842-43

United States

U.S. City Despatch Post

Govt. Carrier

3c Black on Rosy Buff

6LB2

1842-43

United States

U.S. City Despatch Post

Govt. Carrier

3c Black on Green

6LB4

1843-44

United States

U.S. City Despatch Post

Govt. Carrier

3c Black on Green Glazed

6LB5d

1843-44

United States

U.S. City Despatch Post

Govt. Carrier

3c Black on Blue Green Glazed

6LB5

1843-44

United States

U.S. City Despatch Post

Govt. Carrier

3c Black on Pink Glazed

Unlisted

1843-44

United States

U.S. City Despatch Post

Govt. Carrier

3c Black on Straw

Unlisted

1843 February

United States

Philadelphia Despatch Post

Local Post

3c Red

15L1

1843 March

Switzerland

Zurich Post office

Postage

4r Black

1L1

1843 March

Switzerland

Zurich Post office

Postage

6r Black

1L2

1843 August 1

Brazil

Post Office

Postage

30r Bull’s Eye

1

1843 August 1

Brazil

Post Office

Postage

60r Bull’s Eye

2

1843 August 1

Brazil

Post Office

Postage

90r Bull’s Eye

3

1843 October 1

Switzerland

Geneva Post office

Postage

10c Double Geneva

2L1

1843 October

United States

Philadelphia Despatch Post

Local Post

3c Black Striding Messenger

15L3

1844-45

United States

U.S. City Despatch Post

Govt. Carrier

3c Black on Blue Glazed

6LB5b

1844 January

United States

American Letter Mail Co.

Ind. Mails

5c Black Small Eagle

5L1

1844 ca. March

United States

Hale & Co.

Ind. Mails

5c Blue with Address

75L1

1844 ca. March

United States

Hale & Co.

Ind. Mails

5c Red with Address

75L2

1844 ca. June

United States

Hale & Co.

Ind. Mails

5c Red with Overprint

75L3

1844 ca. June

United States

Hale & Co.

Ind. Mails

5c Blue with Overprint

75L4

1844 ca. June

United States

Hale & Co.

Ind. Mails

5c Blue without Address

75L5

1844 ca. June

United States

Letter Express Wells

Ind. Mails

5c Black on Green

96L2

1844 ca. June

United States

Letter Express Wells

Ind. Mails

10c Black on Pink

96L3

1844 ca. June

United States

Pomeroy’s Letter Express

Ind. Mails

5c Black on Yellow

117L1

1844 ca. June

United States

Pomeroy’s Letter Express

Ind. Mails

5c Black on Yellow, Value Incomplete

117L2

1844 June

United States

Boyd’s City Express

Local Post

5c Black on Green Large Eagle Ty. I

20L1

1844 July 1

Brazil

Post Office

Postage

30r Slanted Numeral

8

1844 July 1

Brazil

Post Office

Postage

60r Slanted Numeral

9

1844 July 1

Brazil

Post Office

Postage

90r Slanted Numeral

10

1844 ca. July

United States

Brainard & Co.

Ind. Mails

5c Black

24L1

1844 ca. July

United States

Brainard & Co.

Ind. Mails

5c Blue

24L2

1844 ca. July

United States

Hoyt’s Letter Express

Ind. Mails

5c Black on Vermilion

85L1

1844 ca. July

United States

Letter Express Wells

Ind. Mails

5c Black on Pink

96L1

1844 ca. July

United States

Letter Express Wells

Ind. Mails

10c Black on Scarlet

96L4

1844 ca. July

United States

Overton & Co.

Ind. Mails

5c Black on Greenish

113L1

1844 ca. July

United States

Pomeroy’s Letter Express

Ind. Mails

5c Blue

117L3

1844 ca. July

United States

Pomeroy’s Letter Express

Ind. Mails

5c Black

117L4

1844 ca. July

United States

Pomeroy’s Letter Express

Ind. Mails

5c Red

117L5

1844 ca. July

United States

Pomeroy’s Letter Express

Ind. Mails

5c Lake

117L6

1844 ca. July

United States

Pomeroy’s Letter Express

Ind. Mails

5c Orange (unissued)

117L7

1844 ca. July

United States

Pomeroy’s Letter Express

Ind. Mails

5c Brown (unissued)

Unlisted

1844 ca. July

United States

Pomeroy’s Letter Express

Ind. Mails

5c Yellow (unissued)

Unlisted

1844 ca. August

United States

American Letter Mail Co.

Ind. Mails

5c Black Large Eagle

5L2

1844 ca. August

United States

American Letter Mail Co.

Ind. Mails

5c or 10c? Blue Large Eagle

5L3

1844 ca. August

United States

Hartford Mail Route

Ind. Mails

5c Black on Yellow

80L1

1844 ca. August

United States

Hartford Mail Route

Ind. Mails

10c Black on Pink

80L3

1844 ca. September

United States

Wm. Wyman

Ind. Mails

5c Black

149L1

1844 September

United States

Boyd’s City Express

Local Post

5c Black on Green Small Eagle Ty. II

20L2

1845 ca. January

United States

Jones’ City Express

Local Post

5c Black on Pink Glazed

91L1

1845 February

United States

Boyd’s City Express

Local Post

5c Black on Green Small Eagle Ty. III

20L3

1845 ca. February

United States

City Mail Co.

Local Post

5c Black

46L1

1845 month?

United States

D. O. Blood & Co.

Local Post

15L3 with “D.O.B.& Co.” in ms.

15L4

1845 month

United States

D. O. Blood & Co.

Local Post

3c Black Striding Messenger

15L5

1845 April 1

Switzerland

Geneva Post office

Postage

5c Small Eagle

2L2

1845 ca. June

United States

Boyd’s City Express

Local Post

5c Black on Green Small Eagle Ty. IV

20L4

 

 

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