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6-cent Washington

Issued to combine with other stamps to pay multiple rates, the 6-cent Washington underwent six renditions, differentiated by a variety of papers, coils, watermarks, and perforations. The rarest 6-cent Washington is the Bluish Paper issue, released in 1909.

As a single stamp, the 6-cent Washington could have paid the three-time domestic first-class rate. Patrons also combined the stamp with other denominations to fulfill large weight and foreign destination rates. By the time the last 6-cent Washington stamps were sold, more than 1.2 billion had been issued.


Additional Records
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  • 6c Washington DL watermark single
  • 6c Washington  block of six
  • 6c Washington double line watermark bottom plate block of six
  • 6c Washington double line watermark left plate block of six
  • 6c Washington double line watermark top plate block of six
  • 6c Washington bluish paper left plate block of six
  • 6c Washington bluish paper single
  • 6c Washington bluish paper top plate block of six
  • 6c Washington single
  • 6c Washington single
  • 6c Washington Panama-Pacific small die proof
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